Wright State University-Lake Campus

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,337
4.36% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,636
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.57%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
99.6%
511 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,749
47.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
30.6%
57 Graduates

About

Wright State University-Lake Campus is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Wright State University-Lake Campus were General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (21 degrees), and Registered Nursing (21 degrees).

In 2020, 185 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wright State University-Lake Campus. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (181 degrees), 90.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $6,337, which is $−22,063 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $6,337, which is $−22,063 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,636.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students attending Wright State University-Lake Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,337
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus was $6,337. The cost of tuition at Wright State University-Lake Campus is $−22,063 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$10,636
2020 Value
2.37%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Wright State University-Lake Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,636. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Wright State University-Lake Campus grew by 2.37%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,632
Room and Board
$1,584
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wright State University-Lake Campus was of $10,632 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,584. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.94% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.54% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Wright State University-Lake Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 15.9% with respect to 2019, when 63% 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.
5.57%
2018 Default Rate
215
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Wright State University-Lake Campus was 5.57%, which represents 215 out of the 3857 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 511 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.58% annual growth. Out of those 511 applicants, 509 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,749 students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2020, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wright State University-Lake Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 55.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
509
Accepted Out of 511

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wright State University-Lake Campus was 99.6% (509 admissions from 511 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 99.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 5.58%, while admissions grew by 5.82%.

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SAT Scores

2%
Submission Percentage
5
Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wright State University-Lake Campus has a total enrollment of 1,749 students. The full-time enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 831 students and the part-time enrollment is 918. This means that 47.5% 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 89.5% White, 3.54% Black or African American, 2.34% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Two or More Races, 1.2% Asian, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0572% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.4%), followed by White Male (36.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,749 students. The full-time enrollment at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 831 and the part-time enrollment is 918. This means that 47.5% of students enrolled at Wright State University-Lake Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
  1. White
    1,566
  2. Black or African American
    62
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41

The enrolled student population at Wright State University-Lake Campus is 89.5% White, 3.54% Black or African American, 2.34% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Two or More Races, 1.2% Asian, 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0572% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 6 students (0.343%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 25 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 (181 degrees awarded). There were 90.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wright State University-Lake Campus is General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (21 degrees) and Registered Nursing (21 degrees).

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 (12 degrees awarded), Engineering (21 degrees), and Education (29 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,910,955 people), Accountants & auditors (1,087,756 people), Other managers (1,015,625 people), Software developers (508,159 people), and Financial managers (491,686 people).

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Engineering Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Engineering (21 degrees), Education (29 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees).

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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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Engineering Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Engineering (21 degrees), Education (29 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees).

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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 (3,217,329 people), Computer Systems Design (900,163 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (728,964 people), Construction (657,199 people), and Banking & related activities (557,620 people).

The most specialized majors at Wright State University-Lake Campus are Engineering Technologies (12 degrees awarded), Engineering (21 degrees), Education (29 degrees), Business (67 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wright State University-Lake Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

80
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
105
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Wright State University-Lake Campus, which is 0.762 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (105).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Wright State University-Lake Campus in Mechanical Engineering, which is 9.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Wright State University-Lake Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.18 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 14% 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, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (38.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wright State University-Lake Campus is Female and White (38.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    181 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wright State University-Lake Campus is white (181 degrees awarded). There were 90.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    102 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wright State University-Lake Campus is white female (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (79 degrees).

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Operations

Wright State University-Lake Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $38.2k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Wright State University-Lake Campus received $38.2k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.95M
2020 Salaries
1.81%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Wright State University-Lake Campus paid a median of $4.95M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.81% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.71% growth from 2018 and a 6.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, Wright State University-Lake Campus paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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N/A
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
N/A Employees

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wright State University-Lake Campus.

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