CSU applicants break record

CSU applicants break record

The number of students applying to schools in the California State University system for next fall has set record highs.

About 284,000 students applied to the system’s universities for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a CSU press release. Combined they submitted more than 760,000 individual applications to the system’s 23 universities, the largest number in the system’s history.

The total undergraduate enrollment in the system was 436,560 as of 2012, according to the CSU’s website.

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