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UNH Ranked 11th Most Popular College in Nation by Mic Network

Release Date:
11/19/2014 12:00 AM

Nov. 19, 2014

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NEW YORK, NY – Mic Network, an online news platform, has ranked the University of New Haven the 11th most popular college in the country.

Mic’s ranking is based on the growth in the number of admissions applications since 2003, using data from the National Center for Education Statistics. The colleges on the list had the highest growth in applications since 2003 and attracted at least 3,000 applicants in 2003.

Liberty University, the evangelical Christian school in Virginia founded by the late Jerry Falwell, tops the ranking. The school experienced a whopping 993 percent growth in applications since 2003, far outpacing second-place St. John's University in New York City with 321 percent.

UNH’s applications increased 236 percent, ranking it just below the University of Arkansas.

Mic Network provides news and information on policies, arts, world, sports, music, identities and news. The company offers email newsletters. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New York.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 the university enrolls approximately 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates.