Officials say the number of students attending Virginia Tech is increasing because more students see it as a place to get a good education.
Students say the reason they come to Virginia Tech is because of the community.
Officials say more students are attending because there are more facilities to teach like Lavery Hall.
They also say retooling some course offerings also created a push for more students wanting to come the school.
"We introduced our meteorology degree we introduced a degree in real estate management which cuts across six of our colleges," Mark Owczarski, Virginia Tech Spokesman said.