The 10 Largest Universities In The United States

Texas A&M University - 73,284

Texas A&M University was established in 1871 as the state's first public college and one of the founders of the Texas A&M University System. Agriculture and Mechanical College of Texas was opened five years later with a military designation and training required until 1965.

University Of Central Florida - 70,406

UCF and its two branches comprise one of twelve institutions in the State University System of Florida. The public, coeducational institution of higher learning was founded in 1963, with the main campus in Orlando.

Ohio State University - 67,772

Ohio State University is part of the state university system with a land-grant main campus in Columbus. The university was founded ninth in the state, in 1870, under the name of the "Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College."

University Of Florida - 60,613

The fourth-largest university in the country hosts 60,613 students enrolled for the 2021-2022 school year. U of F is a public coeducational institution of higher learning within the vast State University System of Florida.

Florida International University - 56,627

Another Sunshine State university has a unique back-story dating to 1965. Senate Bill 711 called Florida's Board of Education and the Board of Regents to plan and develop another state university.In 1972, FIU boasted the largest opening enrollment in the US collegiate history of 5,667 students.

University Of Illinois Urbana–Champaign - 56,299

The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, with two more campuses in Chicago and Springfield. The Urbana-Champaign main campus hosts the sixth largest enrollment in the US of some 56,300 students.

Arizona State University - 54,866

Arizona State University is a public research coeducational institution of higher learning. ASU was established in 1885 with the main campus in Tempe and has the country's seventh-largest enrollment of 54,866 students. It accounts for roughly one-third of the whole ASU student body; another third take classes online.

Georgia State University - 52,530

GSU is a public coeducational institution of higher learning, part of the University System of Georgia. It was established in 1913 with the main downtown campus in Atlanta. There are six same-city colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Health and Human Services, Law, and the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.

University Of Texas At Austin - 52,384

The ninth-largest university hosts 52,384 students in a whole range of bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees and disciplines. Its undergraduate and graduate programs are some of the US' best, with fabulous graduate programs like theater, architecture, accounting, engineering, pharmacy, and others.

University Of Minnesota - 52,376

The University of Minnesota is part of the state university system with the main Twin Cities campus and coeducational campuses in Duluth, Morris, Crookston, and Rochester. The popular main campus spreads scenically along both banks of the Mississippi River at Minneapolis and St. Paul.