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10 Colleges With Awesome Android Apps

Schools are taking advantage of America’s most popular mobile operating system.

Since the Android operating system has just over 50 percent of the U.S. market share across many devices, it’s important that colleges pay attention when building mobile applications. These 10 schools, in particular, have created an excellent app experience on Google’s mobile platform.

University of Alabama

Alabama Android App

Rating: 4.7/5

Features: Directory, news, maps, sports, course search, videos, images and support



Brigham Young University

BYU Android App


Rating: 4.1/5

Features: BYU broadcasting, maps, campus services, device registration, directory, news and myBYU



University of Delaware

Delaware Android App

Rating: 3.6/5

Features: Emergency contact, sports news, academic calendar, Gameday Live, IT status and maps




Georgia State University

Georgia State Android App

Rating: 4.1/5

Features: Sports, multimedia, polls, maps and wallpapers




Millersville University

Millersville Android App

Rating: 4.4/5

Features: E-mail access, schedules, directories, weather and news




Texas State University

Texas State Android App

Rating: 4.3/5

Features: News, directory, maps, Bobcat Tube, tram schedules, social media and sports




University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix Android App

Rating: 4.4/5

Features: Forums, notifications, attachment downloads and offline access




University of Virginia

UVA Android App

Rating: 4.6/5

Features: UVaClubs, maps, sports news, health system access, admissions information and alerts




Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt Android App

Rating: 4.5/5

Features: Sports, multimedia, social media, bulletins and maps




University of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Android App

Rating: 4.6/5

Features: Maps, bus schedules, directory, news, sports, videos and campus safety




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Aug 31 2012 Spice IT