The following story was published by The State Journal-Register on Sept. 11, 2023.
"For the second consecutive year, enrollment at the University of Illinois Springfield has gone up, this time a 11% surge, school officials reported Monday.
A total of 4,661 students were enrolled for the fall semester, up from 4,198 students last year.
The campus saw increases this year in the number of freshman and transfer students.
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Last year's 6.4% boost negated a five-year enrollment slide for UIS."