February 26, 2024

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The college despatched incorrect acceptances to 48 graduate college candidates. Final yr, they despatched out greater than 4,000.

Northeastern College commencement on the TD Backyard. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Employees

Northeastern College despatched almost 50 misguided emails of acceptance to candidates as a result of a “technical error,” the college confirmed Sunday.

The candidates had been notified instantly of the error, a spokesperson for Northeastern mentioned. Forty-eight candidates for a grasp’s program acquired the inaccurate emails out of almost 64,000 complete candidates to the varsity’s grasp’s diploma applications.

“Their purposes stay lively as opinions are at the moment underway for all candidates. Choices shall be finalized in early January,” a press release from the varsity mentioned.

The college mentioned the mishap was as a result of a “technical error.”

It provided the identical rationalization in 2022, when it despatched incorrect acceptance letters to 205 potential regulation college college students who had not truly been admitted, together with 3,930 candidates from the earlier yr.

Greater than 20,000 graduate college students are enrolled at Northeastern, together with in its regulation, engineering, and enterprise graduate applications.