Universities With the Most Undergraduates

Travis Mitchell

Schools With the Highest Undergrad Enrollment

The undergraduate population at most U.S. colleges can range from several hundred to more than 50,000.

The schools on this list, compiled from fall 2013 data reported to U.S. News by colleges and universities, may appeal to students looking for a big community with a variety of activities and majors.

Updated 12/17/2014: This slideshow has been updated to reflect ranks and data from the 2015 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.

10. Michigan State University

Total undergraduate enrollment: 37,988

U.S. News rank and category: 85 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 68.7 percent

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9. Arizona State University--Tempe

Total undergraduate enrollment: 38,735

U.S. News rank and category: 129 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 80.2 percent

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8. Florida International University

Total undergraduate enrollment: 39,045

U.S. News rank and category: RNP, National Universities

Acceptance rate: 43 percent

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7. University of Texas--Austin

Total undergraduate enrollment: 39,979

U.S. News rank and category: 53, National Universities

Acceptance rate: 40.2 percent

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6. Pennsylvania State University--University Park

Total undergraduate enrollment: 40,085

U.S. News rank and category: 48 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 55.5 percent

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5. Ohio State University--Columbus

Total undergraduate enrollment: 44,201

U.S. News rank and category: 54 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 55.5 percent

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4. Texas A&M University--College Station

Total undergraduate enrollment: 44,315

U.S. News rank and category: 68 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 69.2 percent

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3. Liberty University (VA)

Total undergraduate enrollment: 47,460

U.S. News rank and category: 80, Regional Universities (South)

Acceptance rate: 21.2 percent

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2. DeVry University (IL)

Total undergraduate enrollment: 48,782

U.S. News rank and category: RNP, Regional Universities (Midwest)

Acceptance rate: N/A

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1. University of Central Florida

Total undergraduate enrollment: 51,269

U.S. News rank and category: 173 (tie), National Universities

Acceptance rate: 48.9 percent

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Travis Mitchell is an education Web producer at U.S. News. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at tmitchell@usnews.com.