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The Largest Campuses in the US

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Wikipedia's list of largest American university campuses by enrollment includes only individual four-year campuses, not four-year universities. Universities can have multiple campuses with a single administration. This list includes both Public and Private universities. These college rankings have nothing to do with academics, and everything to do with size. Which are the biggest colleges in the country& Was your alma mater one of the largest universities in America& Find out below!
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  • University of Central Florida
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    The University of Central Florida, commonly referred to as UCF, is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando, Florida, United States. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and it is the largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment and the country's second-largest by total enrollment. The university was founded by the Florida Legislature in 1963, and opened in 1968 as Florida Technological University, with the mission of providing personnel to support the growing U.S. space program at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Florida's Space Coast. As the academic scope expanded beyond its... more on Wikipedia
    • Location: Orlando, Florida, United States of America
    • School type: Public university
    • Sports: Basketball, American football
    • Colors: Black, Old gold
    • Mascot: University of Central Florida Knightro, University of Central Florida Pegasus
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  • University of Texas at Austin
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    The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883 as "The University of Texas," its campus is located in Austin—approximately 1 mile from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff. The university has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. UT Austin was inducted... more on Wikipedia
    • Location: Austin, Texas, United States of America
    • School type: Land-grant university, Flagship university, University, Public university
    • Sports: Basketball, American football
    • Colors: White, Burnt Orange
    • Mascot: University of Texas at Austin Bevo, University of Texas at Austin Hook 'em
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  • Texas A&M University is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System, the fourth-largest university in the United States and the largest university in Texas. Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in funding and has made contributions to such fields as animal... more on Wikipedia
    • Location: College Station, Texas, United States of America
    • School type: University
    • Sports: Basketball, American football
    • Colors: White, Maroon
    • Mascot: Texas A&M University Reveille VIII
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  • Michigan State University
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    Michigan State University is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. MSU was founded in 1855 and became the nation's first land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862, serving as a model for future land-grant universities. MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality business, plant biology, supply chain management, and telecommunication. U.S. News & World Report ranks several MSU graduate programs in the nation's top 10, including industrial and organizational psychology, osteopathic medicine, and veterinary medicine, and identifies its graduate programs in elementary education, secondary education, and nuclear physics as the best in... more on Wikipedia
    • Location: East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
    • School type: Land-grant university, Flagship university, University, Public university
    • Sports: Ice Hockey, Basketball, American football
    • Colors: White, Green
    • Mascot: Michigan State University Sparty
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