Where are the most popular universities on Facebook?

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As millions of graduates around the world turn their tassels this month, we took a look at the most-liked universities on Facebook. According to Mediabistro’s PageData, many of the universities with the most Facebook fans are online or based outside of the U.S.

Did you go to any of the schools below?

# Name Total Likes  Daily Growth Weekly Growth
1     Harvard University 3,301,009 +1,461 +12,152
2     University of Phoenix 1,838,134 +53 +644
3     Amity University 1,711,816 +86 +770
4     University of Oxford 1,482,458 +996 +8,869
5     University of the People 1,213,120 +34 +378
6     FMU 1,149,868 +250 +1,876
7     Yale University 858,737 +586 +4,102
8     Lovely Professional Unive… 794,564 +46 +266
9     LSU 793,207 +93 +889
10     Full Sail University 788,687 +892 +6,251
11     Limkokwing University of … 772,573 +4,615 +32,431
12     University of Cambridge 727,621 +731 +7,091
13     UNINOVE 708,772 +45 +329
14     New York Film Academy 687,116 +82 +553
15     The American University o… 675,803 +478 +5,117

 

Facebook compiled a list for Inside Facebook of the most-liked U.S. universities:

  1. Harvard University
  2. Yale University
  3. LSU
  4. Full Sail University
  5. Stanford University
  6. New York Film Academy
  7. University of Michigan
  8. The Ohio State University
  9. University of Florida
  10. The University of Texas at Austin

Here are the most-liked college sports teams, courtesy of Facebook:

  1. Ohio State Buckeyes
  2. Texas Longhorns
  3. Florida Gators
  4. Michigan Football
  5. LSU Football
  6. North Carolina Tar Heels
  7. University of Alabama Athletics
  8. Kentucky Wildcats
  9. Alabama Football
  10. Georgia Bulldogs

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