Summer enrollment dips at U of Illinois 1st time in 6 years

- For the first time in six years summer enrollment at the University of Illinois' largest campus is down.

The News-Gazette in Champaign reports that enrollment at the Urbana-Champaign campus this summer is 11,214. That is down by 470 students, or about 4 percent.

Summer enrollment had climbed every year since 2011. That summer it was 9,258.

In-state enrollment this summer is 5,616 while 3,407 foreign students are on campus.

University officials did not immediately return a call from The Associated Press to discuss potential reasons for the enrollment decrease.

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