Wright State University-Lake Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,808
3.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,585
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.865%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
99.8%
660 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,294
56.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
39.7%
96 Graduates

About

Wright State University-Lake Campus is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Wright State University-Lake Campus were General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (28 degrees), and Registered Nursing (23 degrees).

In 2022, 200 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wright State University-Lake Campus. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (192 degrees), 64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $6,808, which is $−21,522 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $6,808, which is $−21,522 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,585.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending Wright State University-Lake Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,808
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus was $6,808. The cost of tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $−21,522 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$11,585
2022 Value
16.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wright State University-Lake Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,585. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wright State University-Lake Campus grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,300
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wright State University-Lake Campus was of $11,300 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Wright State University-Lake Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.94% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.865%
2019 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wright State University-Lake Campus was 0.865%, which represents 33 out of the 3813 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Wright State University-Lake Campus received 660 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.93% annual growth. Out of those 660 applicants, 659 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,294 students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wright State University-Lake Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 41.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
659
Accepted Out of 660

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wright State University-Lake Campus was 99.8% (659 admissions from 660 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 98.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.93%, while admissions grew by 6.46%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
4
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wright State University-Lake Campus had a total enrollment of 1,294 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 729 students and the part-time enrollment is 565. This means that 56.3% of students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wright State University-Lake Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.6% White, 2.78% Two or More Races, 2.7% Black or African American, 1.62% Hispanic or Latino, 1.24% Asian, and 0.0773% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (58.4%), followed by White Male (35.4%) and Black or African American Female (1.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,294 students. The full-time enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 729 and the part-time enrollment is 565. This means that 56.3% of students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Wright State University-Lake Campus was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Wright State University-Lake Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,172 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    36 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    35 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 90.6% White, 2.78% Two or More Races, 2.7% Black or African American, 1.62% Hispanic or Latino, 1.24% Asian, and 0.0773% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8 students (0.618%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 54 more women than men received degrees from Wright State University-Lake Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wright State University-Lake Campus is white (192 degrees awarded). There were 64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wright State University-Lake Campus is General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (28 degrees) and Registered Nursing (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wright State University-Lake Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Engineering (22 degrees), and Physical Sciences (5 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,708,237 people), Other managers (1,082,310 people), Accountants & auditors (1,077,818 people), Software developers (625,421 people), and Secondary school teachers (536,593 people).

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Engineering (22 degrees), Physical Sciences (5 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Business (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Engineering Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Engineering (22 degrees), Physical Sciences (5 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Business (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (3,154,286 people), Computer Systems Design (1,019,896 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (781,286 people), Construction (715,086 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (586,185 people).

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Engineering Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Engineering (22 degrees), Physical Sciences (5 degrees), Education (31 degrees), and Business (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 44 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wright State University-Lake Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

73
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
127
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Wright State University-Lake Campus, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (127).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Wright State University-Lake Campus in Mechanical Engineering. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Wright State University-Lake Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.14 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 21% of students graduating from Wright State University-Lake Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wright State University-Lake Campus is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    192 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wright State University-Lake Campus is white (192 degrees awarded). There were 64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

0.5% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    121 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wright State University-Lake Campus is white female (121 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$4.5M
2022 Salaries
1.66%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Wright State University-Lake Campus paid a median of $4.5M in salaries, a 1.66% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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