Which colleges have the highest enrollment?
In fall 2015, the five institutions with the highest enrollment were University of Phoenix, with 165,700 students; Ivy Tech Community College, with 81,700 students; Liberty University, with 80,500 students; Lone Star College System, with 70,700 students; and Western Governors University, with 70,500 students.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2018). Digest of Education Statistics, 2016 (NCES 2017-094), Chapter 3.
|Enrollment of the 20 largest degree-granting college and university campuses: Fall 2015|
|University of Phoenix, Arizona||Arizona||1||165,743|
|Ivy Tech Community College||Indiana||2||81,668|
|Lone Star College System||Texas||4||70,724|
|Western Governors University||Utah||5||70,504|
|Grand Canyon University||Arizona||6||69,444|
|Texas A&M University, College Station||Texas||7||63,813|
|University of Central Florida||Florida||8||62,953|
|Miami Dade College||Florida||9||62,332|
|Southern New Hampshire University||New Hampshire||10||61,285|
|Ohio State University, Main Campus||Ohio||11||58,663|
|Houston Community College||Texas||12||56,522|
|American Public University System||West Virginia||14||52,361|
|Northern Virginia Community College||Virginia||15||52,078|
|Arizona State University, Tempe||Arizona||16||51,984|
|Tarrant County College District||Texas||17||51,688|
|University of Texas at Austin||Texas||18||50,950|
|University of Minnesota, Twin Cities||Minnesota||19||50,678|
|University of Florida||Florida||20||50,645|
1Colleges and university campuses ranked by fall 2015 enrollment data.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes online and distance education courses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2018). Digest of Education Statistics, 2016 (NCES 2017-094), Table 312.10.
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