Mac enrollment numbers up three percent

By Ryne Turke on September 30, 2015 at 1:26pm

MacMurray College’s enrollment numbers for the fall semester are showing a three percent improvement from last year. are on par with the 2013 school year.

A press release from MacMurray shows that around 571 students are currently enrolled at the college, which is on par with the numbers from 2013.

The biggest increase this school year was the number of new freshman on campus. That number jumped to 130 students and 14 percent increase from the fall of 2014. This is the highest amount of freshman at MacMurray since 2012.

The press release also shows that 370 students returned to MacMurray this fall and the online program remained steady with more than 20 students.

According to multiple news outlets, Illinois College’s numbers remained similar to last year.