University Of Illinois Sees Record Number Of Applicants

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Published on April 28 2013 1:26 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

The University of Illinois has set a new record for applicants again this year. The university says it received 33-thousand-178 applications this year, nearly two-thousand more than last year's record number.

The school says 20-thousand-875 of those who applied were offered admission, with just over 15-hundred potential students placed on a wait list.  School officials say they are aiming for a freshman class of about seven-thousand students.