Northeastern University received 49,822 undergraduate applications for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any previous year and a ratio of 18 applicants per seat. The group of admitted students exceeds all previous benchmarks in terms of academic achievement, total applicants, and geographic diversity.
More than 20 students in an innovative transdisciplinary course developed personal health applications for Google Glass, the wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display.
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Philomena Mantella, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Life, said Northeastern’s emphasis on experiential education, global engagement, and flexible programs continues to attract top students from the U.S. and around the world.
In a mobile economy saturated by millions of applications, pre-launch buzz can make all of the difference. That’s where PreApps comes in.
Members of Northeastern’s senior leadership team gave a series of presentations yesterday outlining the university’s fiscal year 2012 budget, which takes effect on July 1.