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Top 500 Ranked Colleges - Highest Total Enrollment

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Top 500 Ranked Colleges - Highest Total Enrollment

Rank Total Enrollment
2020 2015 School Name 2020 2015
1 1 University of Phoenix-Online Campus 212,044 No Change
2 25 Western Governors University 121,437 46,733 (159.9%)
3 111 Southern New Hampshire University 104,068 28,389 (266.6%)
4 N/A University of Phoenix-Arizona 95,777 Not Available
5 11 Grand Canyon University 90,253 55,497 (62.6%)
6 3 Liberty University 79,152 77,338 (2.3%)
7 5 Lone Star College System 73,499 64,072 (14.7%)
8 2 Ivy Tech Community College 72,006 98,778 (27.1%)
9 10 Texas A & M University-College Station 68,679 55,697 (23.3%)
10 6 University of Central Florida 68,475 59,589 (14.9%)
11 9 Ohio State University-Main Campus 61,170 57,466 (6.4%)
12 42 University of Maryland-University College 60,603 39,557 (53.2%)
13 23 Florida International University 57,942 47,663 (21.6%)
14 8 Houston Community College 57,200 57,978 (1.3%)
15 4 Miami Dade College 54,973 66,298 (17.1%)
16 19 University of Florida 52,218 49,878 (4.7%)
17 28 New York University 51,847 44,599 (16.3%)
18 14 The University of Texas at Austin 51,832 52,059 (0.4%)
19 21 Arizona State University-Tempe 51,585 48,702 (5.9%)
20 18 Tarrant County College District 51,100 50,771 (0.6%)

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