Top 10 US colleges that received the most applications

Published On: 14 Jan 2013

 | Last Updated On: 15 Jan 2013

For the fall 2011 admissions, the US received almost 8.3 million applications and many of these students wound up in California. The University of California – Los Angeles, recorded over 61,564 applications received for the fall semester in 2011 - the highest number of applications received by an institution. In a survey that compared application rates amongst 1,333 ranked colleges the University also shot past the average per-school application rate, which was around 6,170 student applications per institute.

Ten schools in the US, who received the biggest number of applications, accounted for over half a million applications in total – seven of them are based in California. Given below is a list of the most popular institutes, in terms of applications, in the country.

1.       The University of California – Los Angeles

Popularly referred to as UCLA, the institute firmly believes in rejecting the status quo .It is home to 2 Nobel Prize winners, 12 Rhodes scholarship winners, more NCAA titles than any university and more Olympic medals than most nations. The institute received over 61,564 applications.

2.       University of California—San Diego

UC – San Diego has been recognized as an educational powerhouse and has been ranked consistently as one of the top 10 public universities by the U.S. News and the World Report. The institute is famous for its research work and had received 55,448 applications for its fall semesters.

3.       St. John's University (NY)

Recognized as one of the US’ leading catholic universities, the institute is over 143 years old and offers its students some of the best academic programs in the country. It comes in third on the list with over 52,972 applications for the fall courses.

4.       University of California—Berkeley

Berkeley, as it popularly referred to is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. It was discovered in a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs that 48 PhD programs in Berkelely were ranked amongst the top courses in US. The university comes in fourth with 52,966 applications received.

5.       California State University—Long Beach

The California State University – Long Beach has many distinctions attached to its name – it ranks as the fourth best university in the West, it was designated as the best in the west in the world by a Princeton review  titled “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region” and one this list, it comes in at fifth place with 49,767 applications.

6.       University of California—Irvine

Amongst the 10 campuses in the University of California (UC) group, UCI is the fifth-largest UC campus, with over 28,000 students, 1,100 faculty members and 9,000 staff. With an enrolment rate like that, the university automatically jumps to the sixth position on the list, having received 49,287 applications for the fall semester courses.

7.       University of California, Santa Barbara

USBC in one of America’s public Ivy League institutes, which recognizes some of the top research work being conducted in the country. It offers over 87 undergraduate degrees and 55 graduate degrees. Over 49,008 students applied for the fall courses offered by the institute, placing it at the seventh spot on the list.

8.       Drexel University

Drexel University, established in 1891, offers over 70 full-time courses at the undergraduate level and over 100 courses on the masters, doctoral and professional levels. Its cooperative education program is recognized as on the finest in the US. It received over 48,450 applications, putting it on the eighth spot on the list.

9.      University of California, Davis

Commonly referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or just Davis, the institute was established in 1905. With a campus sprawling over7, 309 acres (2,958 ha), it is the largest institute within the University of California system. For its fall applications, it received over 45,806 applications

10.    Pennsylvania State University – University Park

Last but not least the Pennsylvania State University – University Park was founded in 1855. It was ranked at the 46th spot on the 2013 edition of the Best Colleges and National Universities. It received around 45, 502 applications from prospective students and rounds off the list of the most popular institutes in America.

For Frequent updates you can share with your friends,

Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter and Google+

Do you like this story?
comments powered by Disqus

Relevant pages for top schools in the US

Admission Criteria for Top B-Schools in the U.S. | Minglebox

.. globe compete with each other to acquire admission in the top B-schools in the U.S.. ... The top B-schools in the U.S. mostly accept students with high GPA score.. ... Extra-curricular activities: Only good academic records will not get admission in a top B-school in the U.S..

http://www.minglebox.com/article/studyusa/admission-criteria-for-top-b-sc -

MBA | Do admission criteria for Top B-Schools in the UK and US accept GMAT scores? - minglebox

.. Bengal - Other Read the QnA guidelines Do admission criteria for Top B-Schools.. .. in the UK and US accept GMAT scores? By neetu42081 , On 23 Jan 12 1 answers Tags.. .. direct admission assistance in some of the good b-schools in Bangalore region..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/mba/do-admission-criteria-for-top-b-scho -

INST-STARWORKSAVIATION | which one is the top school for CPL. In INDIA and US - minglebox

.. | We are Hiring | In The News | Write for Us | Contact Us | Terms.. ... In INDIA and US - minglebox Contact No.. .....        OR Fill in the Form Below Highest Education..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/INST-StarworksAviation/which-one-is-the- -

GEMS B SCHOOL | South Asia is a US university if we do MBA in GEMS School do that certificates have

.. the first to answer South Asia is a US university if we do MBA in GEMS.. ..:// (Among Top 10 Private B Schools in India : 2009) BITM (Among Top 3... i want.. ..:// (Among Top 10 Private B Schools in India : 2009) BITM (Among Top 3... detail prospectus of MBA new admission..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/INST-GemsBSchool/south-asia-is-a-us-univ -

STUDYABROAD | What are the top 10 colleges in us - minglebox

.. & Leigh College, New Delhi ... I want to know about the college izee business school in banglore for mba.. ...B.A in ICFAI BUSINESS SCHOOL HYDERABAD. for Top 10 B-School in India.. .. top 10 colleges for baf in mumbai By hashvi , 8 hours ago , Be the first..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/studyabroad/what-are-the-top-10-colleges -

Study in USA | Abroad Counsellors India | US Colleges | Universitites | Guide | Minglebox

... B-schools based in the U.S. are most sought after by international students since the U.S.. .. to learn a language with schools across the US, Canada, England, Europe.. .. Amercian University, university study in the USA, how to apply to a US university, no..

http://www.minglebox.com/studyusa

QUESTION AND ANSWERS | FEW DAYS ARE LEFT FOR ADMISSION IN MBA/B.Tech IN TOP COLLEGES....CONTACT US A

../B.Tech IN TOP COLLEGES....CONTACT US AT ... By sartaj75005 , On answers , On 08.. .. TOP COLLEGES IN DELHI/MBA...LIKE IIPM, ASIAN BUSINESS SCHOOL.. .. ADMISSION IN TOP COLLEGES IN MBA/PGDM....CONTACT US at ... By sartaj75005 , On..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/answers/few-days-are-left-for-admission- -

STUDYABROAD | Sir, I am seeking for admission in MBA in UK, US or Singapore but most of the universi

.. | We are Hiring | In The News | Write for Us | Contact Us | Terms.. ..STUDYABROAD | Sir, I am seeking for admission in MBA in UK, US or.. .. Sir, I am seeking for admission in MBA in UK, US or Singapore but most of..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/studyabroad/sir-i-am-seeking-for-admissi -

QUESTION AND ANSWERS | Admission in SkyLine Business School,Gurgaon...MBA/BBA...Contact us at dearbh

.. TOP COLLEGES IN DELHI/MBA...LIKE IIPM, ASIAN BUSINESS SCHOOL.. .. ADMISSION IN TOP COLLEGES IN MBA/PGDM....CONTACT US at ... By sartaj75005 , On.. .. | We are Hiring | In The News | Write for Us | Contact Us | Terms..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/answers/admission-in-skyline-business-sc -

STUDYABROAD | What are the US application and entry requirement for the students like us who want to

.. the students like us who want to take study abroad.. .. What are the US application and entry requirement for the students like us who want to take study abroad.. .. ... By karthick60117 , On 22 Aug 11 , Be the first to answer What are the US..

http://www.minglebox.com/answers/studyabroad/what-are-the-us-application- -

Study Abroad Colleges Colleges/Universities

University of Huddersfield

Huddersfield, England, UK

University of Huddersfield established in 1825, is primarily located at Huddersfield town centre. In 2005, they opened two more campuses at Barnsley and Oldham in a bid to make higher education more readily available to people in both towns and the surrounding...

View All 540 Courses

 

Request for Information

Close

Are you Interested in ?
Please provide the following details

Related Question and Answer

Ask A Question

more...