SIU Edwardsville is reporting a small decrease in its Fall 2017 enrollment, when compared to a year ago.
Overall SIUE enrollment is down 2.4%, to 13,796 students.
Campus leaders point to growth in the School of Nursing and in online enrollment as positives, and they say academic success of incoming students is encouraging – averaging a 23.4 ACT score for incoming freshmen.
Declines came from the Illinois population and Missouri, but the school saw increases in students from other states.
SIU Carbondale reported an 8.6% decline in its Fall 2017 numbers this week. Total enrollment in Carbondale stands at 14,554.