Highest Enrolling Colleges in the US

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According to the National Center for Education Statistic’s Institute of Education Sciences, these are the nation’s 20 highest enrolling degree-granting college and universities.

Enrollment of the 20 Largest Degree-granting College and University Campuses

*data for Fall 2011

InstitutionStateRankTotal Enrollment
University of Phoenix, Online CampusArizona1307,871
Ashford UniversityIowa274,596
Arizona State UniversityArizona372,254
Liberty UniversityVirginia464,096
Miami Dade CollegeFlorida563,736
Lone Star College SystemTexas663,029
Houston Community CollegeTexas763,015
University of Central FloridaFlorida858,465
Ohio State University, Main CampusOhio956,867
Kaplan University, Davenport CampusIowa1056,606
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesMinnesota1152,557
University of Texas at AustinTexas1251,112
American Public University SystemWest Virginia1350,838
Texas A & M University, College StationTexas1450,230
Tarrant County College DistrictTexas1550,062
Northern Virginia Community CollegeVirginia1650,044
University of FloridaFlorida1749,589
Walden UniversityMinnesota1848,982
Michigan State UniversityMichigan1947,825
Pennsylvania State University, Main CampusPennsylvania2045,628