Boston University bucks higher ed woes with 30% application boom

(Bloomberg)—Nearly 81,000 students applied to the school for the Fall 2022 first-year cohort, marking a 30% increase from 2019 before the pandemic upended college campuses.

The surge in applications caused BU’s student body to balloon as well. The school enrolled about 17,500 full-time undergraduates in the Fall of 2022, compared to 16,635 in 2019. That compares with broad undergraduate enrollment at US colleges, which is down 7% from 2019, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Spring 2023 estimates.

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