Enrollment at the University of Illinois Springfield has surpassed 5,400 for the first time in the school's history. 300 more students are on campus this fall compared to a year ago.
The fall census of students eclipsed the previous record set four years ago with 5,431 students enrolled. It also marks the fifth consecutive year that enrollment has topped 5,000.
The number of international students increased more than 115 percent, to 827 this fall.