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Highest enrollment

Question:
Which colleges have the highest enrollment?

Response:

In 2012, the five postsecondary institutions with the highest enrollment were University of Phoenix, Online Campus, with 256,400 students; Ivy Tech Community College, with 100,300 students; Ashford University, with 77,700 students; Liberty University, with 74,400 students; and Arizona State University, with 73,400 students.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). Digest of Education Statistics, 2013 (NCES 2015-011), Chapter 3.

Enrollment of the 20 largest degree-granting college and university campuses: Fall 2012
Institution State Rank1 Total enrollment
University of Phoenix, Online Campus Arizona 1

256,402

Ivy Tech Community College Indiana 2 100,272
Ashford University Iowa 3 77,734
Liberty University Virginia 4 74,372
Arizona State University Arizona 5 73,378
Miami Dade College Florida 6 66,701
Lone Star College System Texas 7 60,428
University of Central Florida Florida 8 59,601
Houston Community College Texas 9 58,476
American Public University System West Virginia 10 58,115
Ohio State University, Main Campus Ohio 11 56,387
University of Texas at Austin Texas 12 52,186
Northern Virginia Community College Virginia 13 51,864
Univeristy of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minnesota 14 51,853
Texas A & M University, College Station Texas 15 50,627
Tarrant County College District Texas 16 50,439
Walden University Minnesota 17 50,209
University of Florida Florida 18 49,913
Kaplan University, Davenport Campus Iowa 19 48,865
Michigan State University Michigan 20 48,783

1Colleges and university campuses ranked by fall 2012 enrollment data.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). Digest of Education Statistics, 2013 (NCES 2015-011), Table 312.10.

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