Thursday, September 8, 2011

UIS enrollment numbers released

Fall enrollment at the University of Illinois Springfield has topped 5,000 students for the second year in a row. The total number of enrolled students at UIS is 5,137, a decrease of 37 students from the record 5,174 enrolled last fall.

“We continue to pursue our strategic goal of 6,000 students at UIS,” said University of Illinois vice president and UIS Chancellor Susan Koch. “I’m particularly pleased this fall with the increase in enrollment at the graduate level and in the online programs."

There are 3,112 undergraduates at UIS this fall, compared to 3,197 last fall semester. The number of graduate students rose to 2,025, an increase of 48 students over last year.

Growth in online learning continues, with a total of 1,425 students enrolled in online degree or certificate programs, a 4.5% increase over fall 2010.

The numbers were featured in an September 8, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

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