United States Public Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Public Colleges by Enrollment

List of Public Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 1597 public colleges in the United States with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. Lone Star College System tops the list with a population of 73,499 students.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of United States Public Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
College Enrollment
L

The Woodlands, TX

73,499
I

Indianapolis, IN

72,006
T

College Station, TX

68,679
C

Orlando, FL

68,475
O

Columbus, OH

61,170
M

Adelphi, MD

60,603
F

Miami, FL

57,942
H

Houston, TX

57,200
M

Miami, FL

54,973
F

Gainesville, FL

52,218
T

Austin, TX

51,832
A

Tempe, AZ

51,585
T

Fort Worth, TX

51,100
N

Annandale, VA

50,929
M

Minneapolis, MN

50,734
S

East Lansing, MI

50,351
R

New Brunswick, NJ

50,254
I

Champaign, IL

49,702
T

Arlington, TX

47,899
W

Seattle, WA

47,400