SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri State University system is reporting a record enrollment of 23,092 students this fall.
Last year's total was 22,938. The university said in a news release that it's the fifth year in a row enrollment has increased.
The university said the official enrollment figure includes 20,949 students on the Springfield campus and 2,229 on the West Plains campus. The number of students taking online courses also grew to 2,752, up 552 over last year.
Missouri State is the second largest university in Missouri.
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