Number of Applications to CEU Increased by 40 Percent, Recruitment Office Reports

The Student Recruitment Office presented the final application figures for 2015 to CEU’s Board of Trustees on October 17-18.

The figures show a substantial increase in applications for both master’s and doctoral programs across the University. Compared to 2014, both the number of submitted applications and individual applicants rose by nearly 40 percent.  

CEU received applications from 141 countries, and accepted students from 107 countries this academic year, compared to 98 in 2014. The top three countries represented in the student body remain Hungary, the U.S. and Romania. The number of enrolled students from Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East and North Africa are the highest in the last four years.