Wright State University-Lake Campus

7600 St. Rt. 703
Celina, OH 45822-2952
Tel: (419)586-0300
1,147 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 1,147 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Wright State University-Lake Campus is the only community colleges within Mercer County, OH.
The nearest community college is University of Northwestern Ohio (21.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wright State University-Lake Campus (OH) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 38 staff 29 staff
Wright State University-Lake Campus Total Faculty (2013-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,147 has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,147 students 510 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 27:1
Wright State University-Lake Campus Student Staff Ratio (2013-2014)
# Full-Time Students 783 students 322 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 364 students 248 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Wright State University-Lake Campus Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 761 students 329 students
# Graduate Students 22 students 8 students
Wright State University-Lake Campus Graduation BreakDown OH All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
64 180
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Hispanic
1%
3%
Wright State University-Lake Campus Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
12%
Wright State University-Lake Campus Black (2006-2014)
% White
97%
73%
Wright State University-Lake Campus White (2006-2014)
Wright State University-Lake Campus Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups 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 0.44
Wright State University-Lake Campus Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,614 is more than the state average of $5,022. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,442 is more than the state average of $9,226. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,614 $5,022
Wright State University-Lake Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,442 $9,226
Wright State University-Lake Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 94%
Wright State University-Lake Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 $5,022 per year for in-state students and $9,226 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 79%. 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 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.