The latest data regarding the 2019 university applications has been published, featuring the most popular Hungarian universities, with the Corvinus University of Budapest on top.
Eduline.hu has published the top ten university faculties that students applied for in 2019.
The first on the popularity list with most students applying (including those for whom these faculties are not the first choice) is the Faculty of Economics of Corvinus University of Budapest, the second the Faculty of Finance and Accountancy of the Budapest Business School, while the third is the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary.
These are the top ten most popular faculties in 2019:
1 – Faculty of Economics of Corvinus University of Budapest, 6906 applicants
2 – Faculty of Finance and Accountancy, Budapest Business School, 6847 applicants
3 – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, 4930 applicants
4 – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, 4911 applicants
5 – Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism, Budapest Business School, 4893 applicants
6 – Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University, 4870 applicants
7 – Faculty of International Management and Business, Budapest Business School, 4458 applicants
8 – Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, 4450 applicants
9 – Faculty of Economy and Social Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 3840 applicants
10 – Faculty of Health Sciences, Semmelweis University, 3572 applicants
Concerning the popularity of faculties based on the number of applicants who applied as first choice, there is a significant change in the list:
1 – Faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest
2 – Faculty of Finance and Accountancy, Budapest Business School
3 – Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University
4 – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Károli Gáspás University of the Reformed Church
5 – Faculty of Health Sciences, Semmelweis University
Even though Corvinus University takes the prize of the most popular faculty, it is not actually the most popular university in 2019 – it is only eighth, reports Eduline:
1 – Eötvös Loránd University, 24674 applicants
2 – University of Debrecen, 16502 applicants
3 – University of Szeged, 14596 applicants
4 – Budapest Business School, 14039 applicants
5 – University of Pécs, 13346 applicants
6 – Budapest University of Technology and Economy, 11023 applicants
7 – Széchenyi István University, 9376 applicants
8 – Corvinus University of Budapest, 9122
9 – Óbuda University, 8779 applicants
10 – Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, 8508 applicants
When Eduline ranked the Hungarian universities in order of excellence last November, the first three places were occupied by the Eötvös Loránd University, the University of Szeged and University of Debrecen.