Applicants at all-time high

Published 08/26 2012 10:27PM

Updated 08/27 2012 04:31PM

URBANA -- More and more students hope to become Illini alumni. Record numbers applied to University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.

More than 31,000 applications were received. Only 6,900 were accepted.

Students say that level of competition brings in the best of the best. Enrollment numbers increased for all three campuses.

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