The University of Akron is seeing a small increase in enrollment, but the jump is not as significant as it has been in previous years.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that around 29,000 students registered for classes, which is about a 1 to 1.5 percent increase from last fall's numbers.
In previous years, the university has seen an increase from 4 to 7 percent in enrollment.
The amount of freshman enrolled this year is similar to the past year coming with a total of 4,800 students. A record number of 1,173 transfer students enrolled this year making a jump of 8 percent from last year.
The number of credit hours students are taking have also increased for the third consecutive year.
Kent State students begin classes on Monday and they expect to see an increase in enrollment. Last year, they had more than 41,000 students.
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