Despite being supportive of the national war effort, many colleges worried that the war would cause the enrollment rate to decline. World War 1 greatly impacted campuses. According to the book, Jonathan Frankel stated that 540 colleges and universities across the United States "turned themselves into training campuses, and roughly 125,000 men were inducted into the Students' Army Training Corps (Thelin, 2011). However, student enlistments varied by geographical location. World War I produced heroes among college students. They assisted in supporting war efforts. Many college also received large donations in the name of college student war heroes.