Which colleges have the highest enrollment?
In fall 2014, the five postsecondary institutions with the highest enrollment were University of Phoenix, with 195,100 students; Ivy Tech Community College, with 91,200 students; Liberty University, with 81,500 students; Lone Star College System, with 69,400 students; and Miami Dade College, with 66,000 students.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2016). Digest of Education Statistics, 2015 (NCES 2016-014), Chapter 3.
|Enrollment of the 20 largest degree-granting college and university campuses: Fall 2014|
|University of Phoenix, Arizona2||Arizona||1||195,059|
|Ivy Tech Community College||Indiana||2||91,179|
|Lone Star College System||Texas||4||69,395|
|Miami Dade College||Florida||5||66,046|
|Grand Canyon University||Arizona||6||62,304|
|Texas A&M University, College Station||Texas||7||61,642|
|University of Central Florida||Florida||8||60,767|
|Ohio State University, Main Campus||Ohio||9||58,322|
|Houston Community College||Texas||10||58,276|
|Western Governors University||Utah||11||57,821|
|American Public University System||West Virginia||12||57,539|
|Kaplan University, Davenport Campus||Iowa||14||52,018|
|Northern Virginia Community College||Virginia||15||51,487|
|University of Texas at Austin||Texas||16||51,313|
|University of Minnesota, Twin Cities||Minnesota||18||51,147|
|Tarrant County College District||Texas||19||50,595|
|Arizona State University, Tempe||Arizona||20||50,320|
1Colleges and university campuses ranked by fall 2014 enrollment data.
2Enrollment data for University of Phoenix, Arizona, include three campuses previously reported separately: Online, Phoenix, and Southern Arizona.<
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. (2016). Digest of Education Statistics, 2015 (NCES 2016-014), Table 312.10.
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