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Can you name the Top Ten Public US Universities?

What is a US public university? It is a university that is funded or supported by the state government through tax-payers. Public universities are often governed by state appointed agencies and Boards. Often (not always) they tend to be less expensive than private universities.

Ten Largest Public Universities in the US

 

University

Location

Enrollment

Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

58,371

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida

56,235

Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio

56,064

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota

51,721

University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas

51,195

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

49,827

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas

49,129

University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida

47,576

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

47,131

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, Pennsylvania

44,832

This post was written by Dr. Uma G. Gupta, President & CEO, PlanetGPA.com

 

US Universities, State by State

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State

Number of Colleges

Alabama

65

Alaska

7

Arizona

74

Arkansas

50

California

366

Colorado

71

Connecticut

50

Delaware

16

District of Columbia

17

Florida

163

Georgia

133

Hawaii

18

Idaho

17

Illinois

173

Indiana

90

Iowa

57

Kansas

59

Kentucky

65

Louisiana

78

Maine

33

Maryland

68

Massachusetts

131

Michigan

93

Minnesota

99

Mississippi

39

Missouri

116

Montana

23

Nebraska

40

Nevada

30

New Hampshire

27

New Jersey

77

New Mexico

40

New York

286

North Carolina

134

North Dakota

20

Ohio

178

Oklahoma

53

Oregon

64

Pennsylvania

192

Puerto Rico

1

Rhode Island

15

South Carolina

72

South Dakota

22

Tennessee

97

Texas

212

Utah

42

Vermont

24

Virginia

103

Washington

77

West Virginia

41

Wisconsin

73

Wyoming

10

 

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Fall 2011 – Time to Act

The clock is ticking! If you plan to attend a US university in August 2011,from now on every day counts. Here are a few simple things to do:

1. Practice GRE; practice GMAT; practice TOEFL; or practice IELTS - regardless of what test you plan to take, practice is key. 

2. Short-list your universities carefully. Research each university thoroughly. This is the most important decision you will make with regard to your education. Don't blindly follow someones advice. Do your homework.

3. Write a good essay. Be prepared for at least 7 to 8 iterations. US universities give great deal of importance to good essays!

Dr.Uma G. Gupta is CEO of PlanetGPA, a US firm that matches students with US universities. She can be reached at info@planetgpa.com