The Department of Computer and Information Science has a 25 % growth in the overall number of applicants to the Informatics and Computer Science programmes of study. The recruitment numbers for NTNU as a whole has improved by 6,6 %.
The number of applicants which ranked the Computer Science programme as their first choice increased by 23 % compared to last years numbers. The Informatics bachelor programme increased by 29 %, and Informatics one-year programme increased by 55 %. On a national scale the number of applications to IT studies in Norway has increased by only 5 %.
The number of women applications for the Computer Science programme increased by 275% (22 up from 8). We hope the positive trend will continue.