Freshmen applications to the Institute of Technology at all-time high

Applications for incoming freshmen students for fall 2009 at the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology hit an all-time high this year. The college received 5,810 applications (up 23 percent from last year). The target class size is 850 students. The University as a whole also reached a record high for freshmen applicants for fall 2009. This is the sixth straight year the University has broken application records, with 33,000 applicants (up 16 percent from last year) vying for only 5,350 spots. Admissions officials also said campus tours at the University are up 13 percent over last year, which is an indicator applicants consider the University one of their top choices. Read more>>

May 1, 2009