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Official: Nearly 76,000 freshmen in higher education from September

Fully 101,881 young people, 11.1 percent more than last year, have applied for university or college education, state secretary Tamas Schanda told a press conference on Friday.

Three-quarters of the applicants, 75,748 people have been admitted for the next academic year starting in September, Schanda said, adding that 81 percent of them will attend state-financed courses.

The largest number of applicants have been admitted by Budapest’s ELTE university, followed by Debrecen University and the Budapest Business School.

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