The Most Desirable Colleges In Each State

Written by: Ayden Masudi

Top Five Colleges With The Most Applications:

University of California – Los Angeles – 72,676

New York University – 57,552

Pennsylvania State University – 47,552

Northeastern University – 47,364

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor – 46,813

Most Desirable College By State:

Alabama — University of Alabama

Location — Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Number of Applications Received — 30,975

Acceptance Rate — 57%

Total Undergraduates — 28,026

Alaska — University of Alaska

Location — Anchorage, Alaska

Number of Applications Received — 3,062*

Acceptance Rate — 72%

Total Undergraduates — 16,498

Arizona — University of Arizona

Location — Tucson, Arizona

Number of Applications Received — 26,329

Acceptance Rate — 77%

Total Undergraduates — 31,565

Arkansas — University of Arkansas

Location — Fayetteville, Arkansas

Number of Applications Received — 18,908

Acceptance Rate — 59%

Total Undergraduates — 20,350

California — University of California, Los Angeles

Location — Los Angeles, California

Number of Applications Received — 72,676

Acceptance Rate — 22%

Total Undergraduates — 27,941

Colorado — University of Colorado

Location — Boulder, Colorado

Number of Applications Received — 22,473

Acceptance Rate — 88%

Total Undergraduates — 25,941

Connecticut — Yale University

Location — New Haven, Connecticut

Number of Applications Received — 28,977

Acceptance Rate — 7%

Total Undergraduates — 5,405

Delaware — University of Delaware

Location — Newark, Delaware

Number of Applications Received — 25,458

Acceptance Rate — 65%

Total Undergraduates — 18,202

Florida — University of Central Florida

Location — Orlando, Florida

Number of Applications Received — 31,820

Acceptance Rate — 49%

Total Undergraduates — 51,010

Georgia — University of Georgia

Location — Athens, Georgia

Number of Applications Received — 18,458

Acceptance Rate — 56%

Total Undergraduates — 26,259

Hawaii — University of Hawaii at Manoa

Location — Honolulu, Hawaii

Number of Applications Received — 6,901

Acceptance Rate — 80%

Total Undergraduates — 14,655

Idaho — Boise State University

Location — Boise, Idaho

Number of Applications Received — 7,832

Acceptance Rate — 78%

Total Undergraduates — 19,477

Illinois — Northwestern University

Location — Evanston, Illinois

Number of Applications Received — 32,060

Acceptance Rate — 15%

Total Undergraduates — 9,376

Indiana — Indiana University

Location — Bloomington, Indiana

Number of Applications Received — 37,826

Acceptance Rate — 72%

Total Undergraduates — 32,371

Iowa — University of Iowa

Location — Iowa City, Iowa

Number of Applications Received — 21,642

Acceptance Rate — 80%

Total Undergraduates — 21,999

Kansas — University of Kansas

Location — Lawrence, Kansas

Number of Applications Received — 12,389

Acceptance Rate — 92%

Total Undergraduates — 19,169

Kentucky — University of Kentucky

Location — Lexington, Kentucky

Number of Applications Received — 19,810

Acceptance Rate — 69%

Total Undergraduates — 20,827

Louisiana — Tulane University

Location — New Orleans, Louisiana

Number of Applications Received — 30,122

Acceptance Rate — 26%

Total Undergraduates — 8,357

Maine — University of Maine

Location — Orono, Maine

Number of Applications Received — 8,306

Acceptance Rate — 81%

Total Undergraduates — 8,778

Maryland — University of Maryland

Location — College Park, Maryland

Number of Applications Received — 26,247

Acceptance Rate — 47%

Total Undergraduates — 26,538

Massachusetts — Northeastern University

Location — Boston, Massachusetts

Number of Applications Received — 47,364

Acceptance Rate — 32%

Total Undergraduates — 16,640

Michigan — University of Michigan

Location — Ann Arbor, Michigan

Number of Applications Received — 46,813

Acceptance Rate — 33%

Total Undergraduates — 27,979

Minnesota — University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Location — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Number of Applications Received — 43,048

Acceptance Rate — 44%

Total Undergraduates — 34,469

Mississippi — University of Mississippi

Location — University, Mississippi

Number of Applications Received — 14,258

Acceptance Rate — 59%

Total Undergraduates — 16,060

Missouri — Washington University in St. Louis

Location — Saint Louis, Missouri

Number of Applications Received — 30,117

Acceptance Rate — 16%

Total Undergraduates — 7,259

Montana — Montana State University

Location — Bozeman, Montana

Number of Applications Received — 12,581

Acceptance Rate — 84%

Total Undergraduates — 12,679

Nebraska — University of Nebraska

Location — Lincoln, Nebraska

Number of Applications Received — 10,929

Acceptance Rate — 64%

Total Undergraduates — 19,103

Nevada — University of Nevada-Reno

Location — Reno, Nevada

Number of Applications Received — 7,857

Acceptance Rate — 84%

Total Undergraduates — 15,082

New Hampshire — Dartmouth College

Location — Hanover, New Hampshire

Number of Applications Received — 23,110

Acceptance Rate — 10%

Total Undergraduates — 4,193

New Jersey — Rutgers University

Location — New Brunswick, New Jersey

Number of Applications Received — 30,631

Acceptance Rate — 60%

Total Undergraduates — 31,593

New Mexico — University of New Mexico

Location — Albuquerque, New Mexico

Number of Applications Received — 11,467

Acceptance Rate — 65%

Total Undergraduates — 22,773

New York — New York University

Location — New York, New York

Number of Applications Received — 57,845

Acceptance Rate — 26%

Total Undergraduates — 22,498

North Carolina — Duke University

Location — Durham, North Carolina

Number of Applications Received — 30,374

Acceptance Rate — 13%

Total Undergraduates — 6,655

North Dakota — North Dakota State University

Location — Fargo, North Dakota

Number of Applications Received — 5,812

Acceptance Rate — 84%

Total Undergraduates — 11,988

Ohio — Ohio State University

Location — Columbus, Ohio

Number of Applications Received — 31,359

Acceptance Rate — 56%

Total Undergraduates — 43,058

Oklahoma — Oklahoma State University

Location — Stillwater, Oklahoma

Number of Applications Received — 11,064

Acceptance Rate — 76%

Total Undergraduates — 20,323

Oregon — University of Oregon

Location — Eugene, Oregon

Number of Applications Received — 21,263

Acceptance Rate — 74%

Total Undergraduates — 20,809

Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania State University

Location — University Park, Pennsylvania

Number of Applications Received — 47,552

Acceptance Rate — 54%

Total Undergraduates — 39,192

Rhode Island — Brown University

Location — Providence, Rhode Island

Number of Applications Received — 28,919

Acceptance Rate — 9%

Total Undergraduates — 6,435

South Carolina — University of South Carolina

Location — Columbia, South Carolina

Number of Applications Received — 23,429

Acceptance Rate — 61%

Total Undergraduates — 23,363

South Dakota — South Dakota State University

Location — Brookings, South Dakota

Number of Applications Received — 4,851

Acceptance Rate — 92%

Total Undergraduates — 11,118

Tennessee — Vanderbilt University

Location — Nashville, Tennessee

Number of Applications Received — 31,099

Acceptance Rate — 13%

Total Undergraduates — 6,796

Texas — University of Texas at Austin

Location — Austin, Texas

Number of Applications Received — 38,161

Acceptance Rate — 40%

Total Undergraduates — 39,955

Utah — Brigham Young University

Location — Provo, Utah

Number of Applications Received — 11,423

Acceptance Rate — 49%

Total Undergraduates — 31,060

Vermont — University of Vermont

Location — Burlington, Vermont

Number of Applications Received — 22,381

Acceptance Rate — 78%

Total Undergraduates — 11,211

Virginia — University of Virginia

Location — Charlottesville, Virginia

Number of Applications Received — 28,984

Acceptance Rate — 30%

Total Undergraduates — 15,822

Washington — University of Washington

Location — Seattle, Washington

Number of Applications Received — 30,199

Acceptance Rate — 55%

Total Undergraduates — 29,475

West Virginia — West Virginia University

Location — Morgantown, West Virginia

Number of Applications Received — 16,521

Acceptance Rate — 85%

Total Undergraduates — 22,827

Wisconsin — Marquette University

Location — Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Number of Applications Received — 23,43

2Acceptance Rate — 57%

Total Undergraduates — 8,293

Wyoming — University of Wyoming

Location — Laramie, Wyoming

Number of Applications Received — 4,181

Acceptance Rate — 96%

Total Undergraduates — 10,194

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