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  • Northeastern U. sees 5.2 percent bump in undergraduate applications, highest ever

    Boston Business Journal - 04/02/2014

    Northeastern University has received its highest number of undergraduate applications – a 5.2 percent increase in applications for the incoming freshman class compared to last year, the university has announced.

    All told, Northeastern received 49,822 applications for 2,800 seats for the Fall 2014 freshman class, according to Northeastern. The average SAT of admitted students rose to 1,421, up from 1,400 last year.

    Northeastern’s applicant pool comes primarily from outside New England and comprises a growing share of the university’s applicants. Nearly three-quarters of the applications of the applications Northeastern received for the fall freshman class came from outside New England, compared to 67 percent the previous year.

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