Highest Enrollment: All Colleges and Universities

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

About the study

This list consists of the largest single campus or local group of campuses. Collective enrollment of large national schools such as University of Phoenix are not reflected in this list.

Miami Dade College is a very large community college based in the south Florida's Dade County. Second on the overall list, Arizona State is the largest single-campus university offering a four year degree, with over 50,000 students enrolled. The private university with the largest student body in New York University in Manhattan.

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InstitutionCityState Enrollment
1. Miami Dade CollegeMiamiFL54169
2. Arizona State University - Tempe CampusTempeAZ51612
3. University of Minnesota - Twin CitiesMinneapolisMN51175
4. Ohio State University - Main CampusColumbusOH50504
5. The University of Texas at AustinAustinTX49696
6. University of FloridaGainesvilleFL49693
7. Michigan State UniversityEast LansingMI45166
8. Texas A & M UniversityCollege StationTX44910
9. University of Central FloridaOrlandoFL44856
10. City College of San FranciscoSan FranciscoCA43255
11. University of South FloridaTampaFL42660
12. University of Illinois at Urbana - ChampaignChampaignIL41938
13. University of Wisconsin - MadisonMadisonWI40793
14. Pennsylvania State University - Main CampusUniversity ParkPA40709
15. Purdue University - Main CampusWest LafayetteIN40151
16. New York UniversityNew YorkNY40004
17. University of Michigan - Ann ArborAnn ArborMI39993
18. North Harris Montgomery Community College DistrictThe WoodlandsTX39949
19. Houston Community College SystemHoustonTX39516
20. University of Washington - Seattle CampusSeattleWA39251
21. Florida State UniversityTallahasseeFL39146
22. Indiana University - BloomingtonBloomingtonIN37958
23. Northern Virginia Community CollegeAnnandaleVA37740
24. University of ArizonaTucsonAZ37036
25. Florida International UniversityMiamiFL36904
26. University of California - Los AngelesLos AngelesCA35625
27. University of Maryland - College ParkCollege ParkMD35369
28. University of HoustonHoustonTX35344
29. California State University - FullertonFullertonCA35040
30. Tarrant County College DistrictFort WorthTX34892
31. Community College of Southern NevadaNorth las VegasNV34551
32. California State University - Long BeachLong BeachCA34547
33. Rutgers University - New Brunswick/PiscatawayNew BrunswickNJ34449
34. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeBaton RougeLA34128
35. Brigham Young UniversityProvoUT34067
36. Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaPA33695
37. University of GeorgiaAthensGA33660
38. University of California - BerkeleyBerkeleyCA33547
39. California State University - NorthridgeNorthridgeCA33243
40. University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesCA32836
41. Wayne State UniversityDetroitMI32160
42. Santa Ana CollegeSanta AnaCA32096
43. University of North TexasDentonTX31958
44. Austin Community CollegeAustinTX31908
45. Broward Community CollegeFort LauderdaleFL31835
46. San Diego State UniversitySan DiegoCA31802
47. University of Colorado at BoulderBoulderCO31589
48. Boston UniversityBostonMA30957
49. Pima Community CollegeTucsonAZ30884
50. University of UtahSalt Lake CityUT30558
51. American River CollegeSacramentoCA30527
52. North Carolina State University at RaleighRaleighNC30148
53. San Jose State UniversitySan JoseCA29975
54. Indiana University - Purdue University - IndianapolisIndianapolisIN29933
55. George Mason UniversityFairfaxVA29728
56. Valencia Community CollegeOrlandoFL29544
57. Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondVA29168
58. Riverside Community CollegeRiversideCA29160
59. San Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoCA28950
60. Santa Monica CollegeSanta MonicaCA28908
61. University of California - DavisDavisCA28815
62. The University of TennesseeKnoxvilleTN28512
63. Excelsior CollegeAlbanyNY28461
64. University of IowaIowa CityIA28426
65. University of Nevada - Las VegasLas VegasNV28134
66. Texas Tech UniversityLubbockTX28001
67. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgVA27979
68. California State University - SacramentoSacramentoCA27932
69. University of Cincinnati - Main CampusCincinnatiOH27932
70. University of Missouri - ColumbiaColumbiaMO27930
71. Colorado State UniversityFort CollinsCO27780
72. University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeeMilwaukeeWI27502
73. University of Maryland - University CollegeAdelphiMD27429
74. The University of Texas at San AntonioSan AntonioTX27337
75. University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillNC27276
76. Central Michigan UniversityMount PleasantMI27221
77. SUNY at BuffaloBuffaloNY27220
78. Pasadena City CollegePasadenaCA27199
79. Mt San Antonio CollegeWalnutCA27195
80. Texas State University - San MarcosSan MarcosTX27129
81. College of DuPageGlen EllynIL27117
82. University of South Carolina - ColumbiaColumbiaSC27065
83. University of Kansas Main CampusLawrenceKS26934
84. Troy UniversityTroyAL26880
85. El Paso Community CollegeEl PasoTX26667
86. University of Pittsburgh - Main CampusPittsburghPA26559
87. Mesa Community CollegeMesaAZ26528
88. University of Oklahoma Norman CampusNormanOK26506
89. Nova Southeastern UniversityFort LauderdaleFL26335
90. Western Michigan UniversityKalamazooMI26239
91. University of New Mexico - Main CampusAlbuquerqueNM26172
92. West Virginia UniversityMorgantownWV26051
93. National UniversityLa JollaCA26035
94. Georgia State UniversityAtlantaGA25967
95. Iowa State UniversityAmesIA25741
96. University of KentuckyLexingtonKY25672
97. Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonFL25645
98. The University of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonTX25432
99. University of California - San DiegoLa JollaCA25320
100. Northern Illinois UniversityDekalbIL25208

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