Wright State University-Lake Campus

Tel: (419)586-0300
1,128 students
Public institution
As part of Wright State University, the Lake Campus will be the focal point for the educational and cultural advancement of the residents of West Central Ohio, providing opportunities for advanced scholarship and continuing education, for economic and technological development, and for community service.
School Highlights:
Wright State University-Lake Campus serves 1,128 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Wright State University-Lake Campus is the only community colleges within Mercer County, OH.
The nearest community college is University of Northwestern Ohio (21.7 miles away).

School Overview

Wright State University-Lake Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 37 staff 59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,128 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,128 students
1,282 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
764 students
810 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 364 students
1,017 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Wright State University-Lake Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 730 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 34 students 23 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus sch graduate Wright State University-Lake Campus sta graduate
% Asian
Wright State University-Lake Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Wright State University-Lake Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Wright State University-Lake Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
Wright State University-Lake Campus White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Wright State University-Lake Campus More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Wright State University-Lake Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Wright State University-Lake Campus non_resident (2007-2013)
Wright State University-Lake Campus Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.53
Wright State University-Lake Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,740 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,744 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,740 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,744 $10,294
Wright State University-Lake Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 28 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Wright State University-Lake Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Named after the world-famous Wright brothers, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, continues their spirit of innovation. The university serves nearly 17,000 students, offering more than 100 undergraduate and 50 Ph.D., graduate, and professional degrees. Western Ohio Educational Foundation officially opened its doors in the fall of 1962. With enrollment at 285 students, more than twice the number anticipated, the newly established foundation had begun the process whereby the communities' citizens could have immediate access to a college degree. The acquisition of a 173-acre site for the new campus on the northern shores of Grand Lake St. Marys. The first building on campus was Dwyer Hall, named in recognition of Minnie Dwyer's generous support and contains laboratories, classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, an auditorium, and student service facilities. Ground was broken in 1979 to expand the facilities for inclusion of additional two-year technical programs. The Lake Campus provides a variety of general education courses and certificate programs, as well as associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. A variety of preprofessional and certificate programs are also offered, as is participation in the Ohio Transfer Module. Wright State University is accredited at the doctoral degree-granting level by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,816 per year for in-state students and $10,583 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,043 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.