University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University have released their fall enrollment numbers.
Enrollment at NIU has fallen to 3.3 percent this school year to 21,138. U-of-I enrollment is at a record-43,398. The freshman class of 7,330 is the second largest ever.
SIU’s enrollment fell almost 5 percent to 17,964 students this fall, although the freshman class is the largest in 20 years.