Public Colleges With Enrollment Over 5000 Students

This table lists U.S. based public colleges and universities with an undergraduate enrollment of 5000 students or more. All schools listed below offer 4-year bachelor degree programs. Publicly supported schools are generally more affordable for in-state residents when compared to private colleges and universities. The cost reflected in the far right column is an estimate per calendar year for tuition & fees, books, and general living expenses combined.

Institution Name Website Campus setting Undergraduate
population
Net Price
Angelo State University www.angelo.edu City: Small 7177 $12,751
Appalachian State University www.appstate.edu/ Town: Distant 16290 $11,508
Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix www.asu.edu/ City: Large 9175 $13,175
Arizona State University-Skysong www.asu.edu/ City: Midsize 16220 $13,413
Arizona State University-Tempe www.asu.edu/ City: Midsize 41828 $12,893
Arkansas State University-Main Campus www.astate.edu City: Small 9592 $11,896
Arkansas Tech University www.atu.edu Town: Remote 11191 $9,684
Armstrong State University www.armstrong.edu City: Midsize 6331 $18,633
Auburn University www.auburn.edu City: Small 21786 $21,457
Austin Peay State University www.apsu.edu City: Midsize 9184 $12,081
Ball State University www.bsu.edu City: Small 16602 $12,847
Bellevue College bellevuecollege.edu City: Midsize 13398 $7,330
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania www.bloomu.edu City: Small 9119 $16,031
Boise State University www.boisestate.edu City: Midsize 19103 $11,571
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus www.bgsu.edu Town: Fringe 14334 $17,516
Bridgewater State University www.bridgew.edu Suburb: Large 9608 $15,313
Broward College www.broward.edu Suburb: Large 43078 $8,622
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo calpoly.edu Suburb: Small 20049 $18,238
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona www.cpp.edu Suburb: Large 22157 $13,603
California State University-Bakersfield www.csub.edu City: Large 8108 $6,376
California State University-Channel Islands www.csuci.edu
Suburb: Midsize
5940 $13,364
California State University-Chico www.csuchico.edu City: Small 16127 $13,583
California State University-Dominguez Hills www.csudh.edu City: Small 12620 $3,764
California State University-East Bay www.csueastbay.edu City: Midsize 13058 $10,131
California State University-Fresno www.csufresno.edu City: Large 21482 $6,846
California State University-Fullerton www.fullerton.edu Suburb: Large 33144 $7,915
California State University-Long Beach www.csulb.edu City: Large 32195 $9,597
California State University-Los Angeles www.calstatela.edu City: Large 23458 $3,160
California State University-Monterey Bay www.csumb.edu
Suburb: Midsize
6648 $10,913
California State University-Northridge www.csun.edu City: Large 37188 $7,075
California State University-Sacramento www.csus.edu City: Large 27723 $8,956
California State University-San Bernardino www.csusb.edu City: Midsize 17762 $6,984
California State University-San Marcos www.csusm.edu Suburb: Large 12184 $10,543
California State University-Stanislaus www.csustan.edu Suburb: Small 8099 $7,387
California University of Pennsylvania www.calu.edu Suburb: Small 5785 $17,233
Central Connecticut State University www.ccsu.edu Suburb: Large 9933 $15,273
Central Michigan University www.cmich.edu Town: Distant 20415 $14,204
Central Washington University www.cwu.edu Town: Distant 11112 $15,189
Christopher Newport University www.cnu.edu City: Midsize 5051 $22,029
Clayton State University www.clayton.edu Suburb: Large 6587 $10,862
Clemson University www.clemson.edu Suburb: Large 18016 $16,622
Cleveland State University www.csuohio.edu/ City: Large 12101 $15,937
Coastal Carolina University www.coastal.edu City: Small 9615 $14,654
College of Central Florida www.cf.edu City: Small 7452 $6,746
College of Charleston www.cofc.edu City: Midsize 10468 $18,677
College of Southern Nevada www.csn.edu City: Large 33313 $7,527
College of Staten Island CUNY www.csi.cuny.edu City: Large 12725 $10,534
College of William and Mary www.wm.edu Suburb: Small 6301 $14,310
Colorado Mesa University www.coloradomesa.edu City: Small 9299 $13,246
Colorado Mountain College coloradomtn.edu/ Town: Remote 5806 $7,938
Colorado State University-Fort Collins www.colostate.edu City: Midsize 23917 $15,664
Colorado State University-Global Campus csuglobal.edu Suburb: Large 7195 NA
Colorado State University-Pueblo www.csupueblo.edu City: Midsize 5006 $11,678
Columbia Basin College www.columbiabasin.edu
Suburb: Midsize
6422 $8,315
Columbus State University www.columbusstate.edu City: Midsize 6937 $10,946
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College www.baruch.cuny.edu City: Large 15254 $9,116
CUNY Brooklyn College www.brooklyn.cuny.edu City: Large 14207 $9,053
CUNY City College www.ccny.cuny.edu City: Large 13201 $7,696
CUNY Hunter College www.hunter.cuny.edu City: Large 16550 $10,944
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice www.jjay.cuny.edu City: Large 12969 $6,641
CUNY Lehman College www.lehman.cuny.edu City: Large 10800 $7,123
CUNY Medgar Evers College www.mec.cuny.edu City: Large 6765 $9,436
CUNY New York City College of Technology www.citytech.cuny.edu City: Large 17424 $6,671
CUNY Queens College www.qc.cuny.edu City: Large 16100 $10,515
CUNY York College www.york.cuny.edu City: Large 8446 $7,202
Dalton State College City: Small 5044 $5,957
Darton State College www.darton.edu City: Small 5471 $7,166
Daytona State College www.DaytonaState.edu City: Small 14292 $4,959
Dixie State University www.dixie.edu/ City: Small 8503 $12,525
East Carolina University www.ecu.edu City: Small 23039 $13,300
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania www4.esu.edu/ City: Small 6167 $16,138
East Tennessee State University www.etsu.edu City: Small 11392 $14,646
Eastern Connecticut State University www.easternct.edu/ Town: Fringe 5097 $16,446
Eastern Florida State College www.easternflorida.edu Suburb: Large 15593 $5,455
Eastern Illinois University eiu.edu/ Town: Distant 7202 $15,549
Eastern Kentucky University www.eku.edu Town: Distant 14327 $12,492
Eastern Michigan University www.emich.edu Suburb: Large 17951 $12,782
Eastern Washington University www.ewu.edu Town: Fringe 11300 $12,318
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania www.edinboro.edu/ Town: Fringe 5246 $14,089
Farmingdale State College www.farmingdale.edu/ Suburb: Large 8648 $8,346
Fashion Institute of Technology www.fitnyc.edu City: Large 9386 $10,736
Fayetteville State University www.uncfsu.edu City: Midsize 5506 $5,170
Ferris State University www.ferris.edu/ Town: Distant 13348 $12,813
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University www.famu.edu City: Midsize 8128 $11,112
Florida Atlantic University www.fau.edu/ City: Small 25471 $12,177
Florida Gulf Coast University www.fgcu.edu Suburb: Large 13739 $13,771
Florida International University www.fiu.edu Suburb: Large 41032 $11,326
Florida SouthWestern State College www.fsw.edu/ Suburb: Large 15709 $7,624
Florida State College at Jacksonville www.fscj.edu City: Large 26164 $6,935
Florida State University www.fsu.edu City: Midsize 32706 $16,708
Fort Hays State University www.fhsu.edu Town: Remote 11831 $11,890
George Mason University www.gmu.edu Suburb: Large 23066 $17,316
Georgia College and State University WWW.GCSU.EDU Town: Distant 6036 $17,609
Georgia Gwinnett College www.ggc.edu Suburb: Large 11468 $12,264
Georgia Highlands College www.highlands.edu Rural: Fringe 5746 $6,683
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus www.gatech.edu City: Large 15142 $12,736
Georgia Southern University www.georgiasouthern.edu Town: Distant 17963 $16,445
Georgia State University www.gsu.edu City: Large 25140 $14,134
Grand Valley State University www.gvsu.edu Suburb: Large 21972 $15,752
Green River College www.greenriver.edu/ City: Small 8153 $9,305
Gulf Coast State College www.gulfcoast.edu City: Small 5453 $5,314
Highline College www.highline.edu Suburb: Large 6560 $8,796
Humboldt State University www.humboldt.edu Town: Remote 8259 $13,216
Idaho State University www.isu.edu/ City: Small 11200 $13,234
Illinois State University illinoisstate.edu/
Suburb: Midsize
18426 $17,509
Indian River State College www.irsc.edu Suburb: Large 18204 $1,547
Indiana State University www.indstate.edu City: Small 11257 $10,894
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus www.iup.edu Town: Distant 11597 $16,469
Indiana University-Bloomington www.iub.edu City: Small 38364 $13,289
Indiana University-Northwest www.iun.edu City: Small 5486 $6,992
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne www.ipfw.edu City: Large 12160 $9,871
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis www.iupui.edu City: Large 21985 $10,740
Indiana University-South Bend https://iusb.edu/ City: Midsize 7016 $9,296
Indiana University-Southeast https://ius.edu/ Suburb: Large 5754 $10,690
Iowa State University www.iastate.edu City: Small 30034 $13,647
Jackson College www.jccmi.edu Rural: Fringe 5440 $6,771
Jackson State University www.jsums.edu City: Midsize 7475 $12,755
Jacksonville State University www.jsu.edu/ City: Small 7383 $12,492
James Madison University www.jmu.edu/ City: Small 19396 $16,683
Kansas State University www.k-state.edu City: Small 19859 $17,022
Kean University www.kean.edu Suburb: Large 11814 $16,408
Kennesaw State University www.kennesaw.edu Suburb: Large 30480 $17,493
Kent State University at Kent www.kent.edu Suburb: Large 23607 $18,531
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania www.kutztown.edu/ Town: Fringe 8288 $18,822
Lamar University www.lamar.edu City: Midsize 9215 $12,157
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
www.lsu.edu City: Midsize 26156 $13,552
Louisiana Tech University www.latech.edu Town: Distant 10682 $8,905
Marshall University www.marshall.edu/ City: Small 9518 $9,240
McNeese State University www.mcneese.edu City: Small 7386 $8,883
Metropolitan State University www.metrostate.edu City: Large 7583 $14,625
Metropolitan State University of Denver www.msudenver.edu/ City: Large 20186 $8,416
Miami Dade College www.mdc.edu/main/ City: Large 62332 $8,829
Miami University-Oxford www.miamioh.edu Town: Fringe 16387 $20,871
Michigan State University www.msu.edu City: Small 39143 $14,601
Michigan Technological University www.mtu.edu Town: Remote 5697 $16,631
Middle Georgia State University www.mga.edu/ City: Midsize 7676 $9,313
Middle Tennessee State University www.mtsu.edu City: Midsize 20140 $11,000
Midland College www.midland.edu City: Midsize 5430 $9,040
Midwestern State University www.mwsu.edu City: Midsize 5287 $8,888
Millersville University of Pennsylvania www.millersville.edu Suburb: Large 7055 $17,950
Minnesota State University Moorhead www.mnstate.edu
Suburb: Midsize
5243 $14,305
Minnesota State University-Mankato www.mnsu.edu City: Small 13269 $13,515
Mississippi State University www.msstate.edu Town: Remote 17421 $15,426
Missouri Southern State University www.mssu.edu City: Small 5732 $9,193
Missouri State University-Springfield www.missouristate.edu City: Midsize 18980 $14,515
Missouri University of Science and Technology www.mst.edu/ Town: Remote 6839 $13,910
Missouri Western State University https://www.missouriwestern.edu City: Small 5296 $9,933
Montana State University www.montana.edu/ Town: Remote 13633 $14,416
Montclair State University www.montclair.edu Suburb: Large 16336 $14,549
Morehead State University www.moreheadstate.edu Town: Remote 9780 $11,568
Morgan State University www.morgan.edu City: Large 6319 $15,407
Murray State University www.murraystate.edu Town: Remote 9268 $10,034
New Jersey City University www.njcu.edu City: Midsize 6317 $7,753
New Jersey Institute of Technology www.njit.edu/ City: Large 8008 $16,055
New Mexico State University-Main Campus www.nmsu.edu/
Suburb: Midsize
12526 $10,501
Nicholls State University www.nicholls.edu City: Small 5489 $9,892
North Carolina A & T State University www.ncat.edu City: Large 9353 $8,589
North Carolina Central University www.nccu.edu City: Midsize 6168 $9,793
North Carolina State University at Raleigh www.ncsu.edu City: Large 24111 $13,575
North Dakota State University-Main Campus https://www.ndsu.edu City: Midsize 12037 $14,654
North Seattle College www.northseattle.edu City: Large 6310 $5,011
Northeastern Illinois University www.neiu.edu/ City: Large 8095 $15,413
Northeastern State University www.nsuok.edu Town: Remote 7020 $8,148
Northern Arizona University nau.edu/ City: Small 25115 $14,615
Northern Illinois University www.niu.edu Suburb: Small 15027 $19,205
Northern Kentucky University www.nku.edu Suburb: Large 12531 $9,173
Northern Michigan University www.nmu.edu Town: Remote 7507 $12,703
Northwest Florida State College www.nwfsc.edu/ Rural: Fringe 5905 $8,667
Northwest Missouri State University www.nwmissouri.edu Town: Remote 5618 $10,548
Northwestern State University of Louisiana www.nsula.edu/ Town: Remote 8059 $9,290
Oakland University www.oakland.edu Suburb: Large 16793 $11,145
Ohio State University-Main Campus www.osu.edu/ City: Large 45289 $18,502
Ohio University-Main Campus www.ohio.edu Town: Distant 23513 $20,560
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus www.okstate.edu/ Town: Distant 21177 $14,222
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City www.osuokc.edu City: Large 5963 $5,946
Old Dominion University www.odu.edu City: Midsize 20101 $15,236
Olympic College www.olympic.edu City: Small 7177 $6,130
Oregon State University oregonstate.edu City: Small 24612 $17,706
Palm Beach State College www.palmbeachstate.edu/ Suburb: Large 29616 $2,615
Pasco-Hernando State College www.phsc.edu Suburb: Large 11387 $5,593
Pennsylvania College of Technology www.pct.edu City: Small 5514 $21,450
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus www.psu.edu/ City: Small 40742 $24,992
Pennsylvania State University-World Campus www.worldcampus.psu.edu/ Rural: Fringe 7242 $23,220
Pensacola State College www.pensacolastate.edu City: Small 9840 $6,842
Pittsburg State University www.pittstate.edu Town: Distant 6093 $12,526
Polk State College www.polk.edu City: Small 10657 $8,915
Portland State University www.pdx.edu City: Large 21980 $13,476
Prairie View A & M University www.pvamu.edu Town: Distant 6925 $10,166
Purdue University-Calumet Campus www.purduecal.edu/ Suburb: Large 8419 $10,445
Purdue University-Main Campus www.purdue.edu
Suburb: Midsize
30560 $11,643
Purdue University-North Central Campus www.pnc.edu Rural: Fringe 6016 $7,460
Radford University www.radford.edu City: Small 8880 $13,903
Ramapo College of New Jersey www.ramapo.edu Suburb: Large 5661 $16,800
Rhode Island College www.ric.edu Suburb: Large 7446 $8,632
Rowan University www.rowan.edu Suburb: Large 13169 $18,129
Rutgers University-New Brunswick www.rutgers.edu/ City: Small 35484 $15,869
Rutgers University-Newark www.rutgers.edu City: Large 7713 $10,569
Saginaw Valley State University www.svsu.edu Rural: Fringe 8786 $13,812
Saint Cloud State University www.stcloudstate.edu City: Small 14233 $12,935
Saint Johns River State College www.sjrstate.edu Town: Distant 7091 $7,112
Salem State University www.salemstate.edu Suburb: Large 7499 $15,588
Salisbury University www.salisbury.edu Suburb: Small 7849 $17,495
Sam Houston State University www.shsu.edu/ Town: Distant 17401 $11,872
San Diego State University www.sdsu.edu City: Large 29253 $14,048
San Francisco State University www.sfsu.edu City: Large 26906 $12,941
San Jose State University www.sjsu.edu City: Large 26822 $13,642
Santa Fe College www.sfcollege.edu
Suburb: Midsize
14767 $7,436
Seattle Central College www.seattlecentral.edu City: Large 6574 $3,783
Seminole State College of Florida www.seminolestate.edu/ City: Small 17741 $8,085
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania www.ship.edu/ Town: Fringe 6017 $17,605
Skagit Valley College www.skagit.edu City: Small 5290 $8,765
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania www.sru.edu Town: Distant 7566 $16,021
Snow College www.snow.edu Town: Remote 5111 $10,622
Sonoma State University www.sonoma.edu Suburb: Large 8654 $15,585
South Dakota State University www.sdstate.edu/ Town: Remote 10994 $20,891
South Seattle College southseattle.edu City: Large 6076 $7,716
South Texas College www.southtexascollege.edu City: Midsize 34371 $1,306
Southeast Missouri State University www.semo.edu City: Small 10587 $11,566
Southeastern Louisiana University www.southeastern.edu City: Small 13554 $9,611
Southern Connecticut State University www.southernct.edu City: Midsize 8106 $13,741
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale www.siu.edu City: Small 13031 $15,595
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville www.siue.edu Suburb: Large 11781 $15,859
Southern Oregon University www.sou.edu
Suburb: Midsize
5421 $15,004
Southern University and A & M College www.subr.edu City: Midsize 5250 $11,922
Southern Utah University www.suu.edu/ Town: Remote 8035 $14,429
Southwest Minnesota State University www.smsu.edu Town: Remote 6868 $14,838
St Petersburg College www.spcollege.edu City: Small 31767 $10,933
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota www.scf.edu Suburb: Large 10532 $11,408
State University of New York at New Paltz www.newpaltz.edu Suburb: Large 6699 $13,813
Stephen F Austin State University www.sfasu.edu Rural: Fringe 10899 $14,333
Stockton University www.stockton.edu
Suburb: Midsize
7808 $14,980
Stony Brook University www.stonybrook.edu Suburb: Large 16831 $13,503
SUNY at Albany www.albany.edu City: Small 12907 $14,226
SUNY at Binghamton www.binghamton.edu
Suburb: Midsize
13491 $16,081
SUNY Buffalo State suny.buffalostate.edu/ City: Large 9187 $11,464
SUNY College at Brockport www.brockport.edu Town: Fringe 7069 $14,190
SUNY College at Cortland www.cortland.edu Town: Distant 6283 $16,955
SUNY College at Geneseo www.geneseo.edu/ Town: Distant 5583 $16,271
SUNY College at Oswego www.oswego.edu/ Town: Distant 7104 $16,021
SUNY College at Plattsburgh www.plattsburgh.edu Town: Distant 5377 $13,674
SUNY Empire State College www.esc.edu Suburb: Small 10807 $13,442
SUNY Oneonta www.oneonta.edu Town: Remote 5850 $15,401
Tarleton State University www.tarleton.edu Town: Remote 10750 $11,758
Temple University www.temple.edu City: Large 28609 $20,236
Tennessee State University www.tnstate.edu City: Large 7264 $9,604
Tennessee Technological University www.tntech.edu Town: Remote 9801 $14,518
Texas A & M International University www.tamiu.edu/ City: Midsize 6375 $9,212
Texas A & M University-College Station www.tamu.edu City: Small 48959 $13,723
Texas A & M University-Commerce www.tamuc.edu/ Town: Distant 7884 $8,351
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi www.tamucc.edu City: Large 9554 $12,235
Texas A & M University-Kingsville WWW.TAMUK.EDU Town: Distant 6605 $12,078
Texas Southern University www.tsu.edu City: Large 6696 $14,440
Texas State University www.txstate.edu Suburb: Small 33480 $12,728
Texas Tech University www.ttu.edu City: Midsize 29237 $15,005
Texas Woman's University www.twu.edu City: Midsize 10080 $8,995
The College of New Jersey www.tcnj.edu Suburb: Large 6758 $20,146
The University of Alabama www.ua.edu/ City: Small 31958 $18,814
The University of Montana www.umt.edu City: Small 10777 $12,581
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga www.utc.edu City: Midsize 10083 $13,224
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville www.utk.edu City: Midsize 21863 $19,960
The University of Tennessee-Martin www.utm.edu Town: Remote 6435 $8,288
The University of Texas at Arlington WWW.UTA.EDU City: Large 30633 $11,742
The University of Texas at Austin www.utexas.edu City: Large 39619 $17,366
The University of Texas at Dallas www.utdallas.edu City: Small 15575 $8,978
The University of Texas at El Paso www.utep.edu City: Large 20220 $5,433
The University of Texas at San Antonio www.utsa.edu/ City: Large 24462 $11,004
The University of Texas at Tyler www.uttyler.edu/ City: Small 6318 $14,377
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin www.utpb.edu City: Small 5233 $8,984
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley www.utrgv.edu City: Small 24547 $4,335
The University of West Florida uwf.edu City: Small 10193 $10,282
Thomas Edison State University www.tesc.edu City: Small 12283 NA
Towson University www.towson.edu City: Small 19049 $14,696
Troy University www.troy.edu Rural: Fringe 14190 $9,350
Truman State University www.truman.edu Town: Remote 5853 $12,223
University at Buffalo www.buffalo.edu Suburb: Large 19953 $15,306
University of Akron Main Campus www.uakron.edu City: Midsize 19093 $16,423
University of Alabama at Birmingham www.uab.edu City: Midsize 11511 $15,772
University of Alabama in Huntsville www.uah.edu City: Midsize 6013 $13,737
University of Alaska Anchorage www.uaa.alaska.edu City: Large 15917 $8,159
University of Alaska Fairbanks www.uaf.edu Suburb: Small 7533 $8,741
University of Arizona www.arizona.edu City: Large 33331 $15,591
University of Arkansas www.uark.edu City: Small 22159 $14,693
University of Arkansas at Little Rock ualr.edu/www/ City: Midsize 9575 $11,177
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith uafs.edu/ City: Small 6714 $7,447
University of California-Berkeley www.berkeley.edu City: Midsize 27496 $16,601
University of California-Davis www.ucdavis.edu Suburb: Small 28257 $16,841
University of California-Irvine www.uci.edu/ City: Midsize 25256 $14,662
University of California-Los Angeles www.ucla.edu/ City: Large 29585 $13,816
University of California-Merced www.ucmerced.edu Rural: Fringe 6237 $13,350
University of California-Riverside WWW.UCR.EDU City: Large 18607 $13,365
University of California-San Diego www.ucsd.edu City: Large 26590 $14,933
University of California-Santa Barbara www.ucsb.edu
Suburb: Midsize
20607 $16,211
University of California-Santa Cruz www.ucsc.edu/ City: Small 16231 $17,550
University of Central Arkansas www.uca.edu City: Small 9887 $12,798
University of Central Florida www.ucf.edu/ Suburb: Large 54662 $14,366
University of Central Missouri www.ucmo.edu Town: Distant 10001 $13,567
University of Central Oklahoma www.uco.edu Suburb: Large 15067 $11,922
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College www.ucblueash.edu/ Suburb: Large 5065 $11,692
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus www.uc.edu City: Large 25009 $20,141
University of Colorado Boulder www.colorado.edu City: Small 27142 $21,248
University of Colorado Colorado Springs www.uccs.edu City: Large 9970 $14,094
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus www.ucdenver.edu/ City: Large 14036 $12,568
University of Connecticut uconn.edu/ Suburb: Large 18826 $18,931
University of Delaware www.udel.edu/ Suburb: Large 19100 $15,149
University of Florida www.ufl.edu/ City: Midsize 33402 $14,610
University of Georgia www.uga.edu City: Midsize 27547 $13,280
University of Hawaii at Manoa manoa.hawaii.edu City: Large 13689 $12,721
University of Houston www.uh.edu/ City: Large 34830 $14,059
University of Houston-Clear Lake Suburb: Large 5427 $11,995
University of Houston-Downtown www.uhd.edu City: Large 13245 $7,409
University of Idaho www.uidaho.edu Rural: Fringe 9116 $13,709
University of Illinois at Chicago www.uic.edu City: Large 17575 $11,494
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign www.illinois.edu/ City: Small 33368 $16,841
University of Iowa www.uiowa.edu City: Small 23357 $14,558
University of Kansas www.ku.edu City: Small 19245 $18,485
University of Kentucky www.uky.edu City: Large 22705 $16,673
University of Louisiana at Lafayette www.louisiana.edu City: Midsize 15870 $9,065
University of Louisiana at Monroe www.ulm.edu City: Small 7482 $7,912
University of Louisville www.louisville.edu Suburb: Large 15768 $15,981
University of Maine www.umaine.edu/ Suburb: Small 9297 $15,958
University of Maryland-Baltimore County www.umbc.edu Suburb: Large 11243 $14,741
University of Maryland-College Park www.umd.edu Suburb: Large 27443 $14,697
University of Maryland-University College www.umuc.edu Suburb: Large 37355 $12,429
University of Massachusetts-Amherst www.umass.edu Suburb: Large 22748 $19,109
University of Massachusetts-Boston www.umb.edu City: Large 12949 $10,980
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth www.umassd.edu
Suburb: Midsize
7295 $15,489
University of Massachusetts-Lowell www.uml.edu Suburb: Large 13863 $17,035
University of Memphis www.memphis.edu City: Large 16644 $13,154
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor www.umich.edu City: Midsize 28312 $15,757
University of Michigan-Dearborn www.umd.umich.edu/ City: Small 7202 $11,382
University of Michigan-Flint www.umflint.edu City: Midsize 6868 $12,175
University of Minnesota-Duluth www.d.umn.edu/ City: Small 9837 $15,653
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities umn.edu/twincities City: Large 34071 $15,371
University of Mississippi www.olemiss.edu Town: Remote 18785 $14,918
University of Missouri-Columbia missouri.edu/ City: Midsize 27791 $16,026
University of Missouri-Kansas City www.umkc.edu/ City: Large 11243 $14,197
University of Missouri-St Louis www.umsl.edu/ Suburb: Large 13545 $8,158
University of Nebraska at Kearney www.unk.edu Town: Distant 5108 $14,907
University of Nebraska at Omaha www.unomaha.edu City: Large 12488 $11,175
University of Nebraska-Lincoln www.unl.edu/ City: Large 20182 $15,648
University of Nevada-Las Vegas www.unlv.edu/ City: Midsize 23796 $11,424
University of Nevada-Reno www.unr.edu/ City: Midsize 17770 $15,491
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus www.unh.edu Suburb: Small 13030 $21,995
University of New Mexico-Main Campus www.unm.edu City: Large 21347 $11,107
University of New Orleans www.uno.edu City: Large 6601 $8,867
University of North Alabama www.una.edu City: Small 6092 $10,848
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill www.unc.edu City: Small 18415 $10,785
University of North Carolina at Charlotte www.uncc.edu City: Large 22732 $8,761
University of North Carolina at Greensboro www.uncg.edu City: Large 16091 $9,875
University of North Carolina at Pembroke www.uncp.edu Town: Distant 5680 $10,613
University of North Carolina Wilmington www.uncw.edu City: Midsize 13235 $14,999
University of North Dakota und.edu City: Small 11577 $16,001
University of North Florida www.unf.edu City: Large 13817 $13,194
University of North Georgia www.ung.edu Town: Fringe 16729 $10,299
University of North Texas www.unt.edu City: Midsize 30533 $10,202
University of Northern Colorado www.unco.edu City: Small 9430 $12,779
University of Northern Iowa www.uni.edu City: Small 10169 $15,133
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus www.ou.edu
Suburb: Midsize
21297 $16,909
University of Oregon www.uoregon.edu City: Midsize 20538 $15,128
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus www.pitt.edu City: Large 18908 $24,311
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez www.uprm.edu City: Small 11771 $6,777
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras www.uprrp.edu City: Large 13014 $3,083
University of Rhode Island www.uri.edu/ Suburb: Large 13641 $18,371
University of South Alabama www.southalabama.edu City: Midsize 11524 $13,284
University of South Carolina-Columbia www.sc.edu/ City: Midsize 25237 $19,434
University of South Carolina-Upstate www.uscupstate.edu
Suburb: Midsize
5636 $14,123
University of South Dakota WWW.USD.EDU Town: Distant 7435 $15,898
University of South Florida-Main Campus www.usf.edu City: Large 31111 $11,514
University of Southern Indiana www.usi.edu
Suburb: Midsize
9762 $11,179
University of Southern Maine www.usm.maine.edu City: Small 6126 $16,238
University of Southern Mississippi www.usm.edu City: Small 11840 $12,055
University of Toledo www.utoledo.edu/ City: Large 16064 $14,911
University of Utah www.utah.edu City: Midsize 23794 $12,136
University of Vermont www.uvm.edu City: Small 10973 $17,297
University of Virginia-Main Campus www.virginia.edu/ Suburb: Small 16736 $14,539
University of Washington-Seattle Campus www.washington.edu City: Large 31063 $9,744
University of West Georgia www.westga.edu Town: Fringe 10753 $14,565
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire www.uwec.edu City: Small 10017 $13,281
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay www.uwgb.edu City: Midsize 6533 $11,778
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse www.uwlax.edu City: Small 9706 $13,326
University of Wisconsin-Madison www.wisc.edu City: Midsize 30991 $16,060
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee www.uwm.edu City: Large 21898 $13,808
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh www.uwosh.edu City: Small 12702 $12,117
University of Wisconsin-Platteville www.uwplatt.edu Town: Distant 7978 $14,353
University of Wisconsin-River Falls www.uwrf.edu Town: Distant 5503 $13,217
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point www.uwsp.edu Town: Distant 8869 $11,547
University of Wisconsin-Stout www.uwstout.edu Town: Distant 8407 $13,747
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater www.uww.edu Town: Distant 11151 $12,000
University of Wyoming www.uwyo.edu Town: Remote 10045 $12,148
Utah State University www.usu.edu City: Small 25259 $11,686
Utah Valley University www.uvu.edu City: Small 33026 $6,565
Valdosta State University www.valdosta.edu City: Small 8796 $13,148
Valencia College valenciacollege.edu City: Midsize 44050 $6,166
Vincennes University vinu.edu/ Town: Remote 18711 $10,235
Virginia Commonwealth University www.vcu.edu/ City: Midsize 23741 $19,898
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University WWW.VT.EDU City: Small 25384 $18,398
Washburn University www.washburn.edu City: Midsize 5793 $11,303
Washington State University wsu.edu/ Town: Distant 24470 $17,929
Wayne State University www.wayne.edu City: Large 17587 $13,131
Weber State University www.weber.edu City: Small 25318 $10,669
West Chester University of Pennsylvania www.wcupa.edu Suburb: Large 14212 $19,191
West Texas A & M University www.wtamu.edu Town: Fringe 7278 $12,232
West Virginia University www.wvu.edu/ City: Small 22498 $10,405
Western Carolina University www.wcu.edu Town: Distant 8821 $12,680
Western Connecticut State University www.wcsu.edu City: Small 5298 $16,926
Western Illinois University www.wiu.edu Town: Remote 9141 $16,412
Western Kentucky University www.wku.edu City: Small 17310 $10,638
Western Michigan University www.wmich.edu City: Small 18567 $15,358
Western Washington University www.wwu.edu City: Small 14402 $15,914
Westfield State University www.westfield.ma.edu Suburb: Large 5636 $15,203
Wichita State University www.wichita.edu City: Large 11501 $12,926
William Paterson University of New Jersey www.wpunj.edu Suburb: Large 9398 $15,443
Winona State University www.winona.edu Town: Distant 8011 $16,524
Winthrop University www.winthrop.edu City: Small 5073 $15,426
Worcester State University www.worcester.edu City: Midsize 5514 $14,275
Wright State University-Main Campus www.wright.edu Suburb: Large 12722 $13,172
Youngstown State University www.ysu.edu City: Small 11130 $11,135

Public colleges often have a diverse mix in their student population including international students as well as a substantial number of out-of-state students who have chosen the school for a particular academic program or specialty area offered.

Larger universities typically have an abundance of extracurricular activities and a wide variety of options that enhance the college life experience.