University Of Illinois Enrollment Up, Eastern Illinois Down

(CHAMPAIGN, IL)  —  More enrollment numbers are coming in for Illinois institutions of higher learning.  The University of Illinois announced Thursday that just over 77-thousand students are on one of three campuses, which means a record-breaking enrollment.  Conversely, Eastern Illinois University is reporting a huge drop in students, with a total this semester of about 74-hundred.  Freshman enrollment at EIU is down 25-percent.