Ohio universities say enrollments are up this fall

CINCINNATI (AP) - Several Ohio universities say their enrollments are up this fall. The University of Cincinnati, Wright State University and Kent State University are among the Ohio schools reporting or projecting record enrollment.

Cleveland State University and the University of Dayton say they're also seeing growth. Schools say the surge in students is due in part to more online offerings and a focus on recruitment.

That's in addition to the tight job market that has more people looking to improve their marketability.

Ohio Board of Regents spokesman Rob Evans says the state's strategic plan focuses on education as the key to make the state and its students competitive.

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