• 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 1,661 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,661 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,842
  • Out-state tuition: $14,022
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 152% over five years.
Wright State University-Lake Campus
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
96 staff
91 staff
This chart display total faculty of Wright State University-Lake Campus and community college average number of faculty in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Wright State University-Lake Campus has grown by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Wright State University-Lake Campus diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,661 students
1,346 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Wright State University-Lake Campus and community college average number of enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
868 students
553 students
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# Part-Time Students
793 students
793 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Wright State University-Lake Campus.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OH.
# Undergraduate Students
868 students
560 students
# Graduate Students
22 students
8 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Wright State University-Lake Campus
OH All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
96 students
200 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wright State University-Lake Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
4%
14%
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% White
88%
68%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Wright State University-Lake Campus and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wright State University-Lake Campus.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
21%
23%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Wright State University-Lake Campus and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of OH by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$42,700
$31,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Wright State University-Lake Campus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,842 is more than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,022 is more than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,842
$5,265
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,022
$11,145
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Wright State University-Lake Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$23,861
$19,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Wright State University-Lake Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,381
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Wright State University-Lake Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
99%
73%
This chart display the percent admitted of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average percent admitted of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
SAT Reading
505
505
This chart display the SAT Reading score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average SAT Reading score of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
SAT Math
475
475
This chart display the SAT Math score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average SAT Math score of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
21
21
This chart display the ACT Composite score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average ACT Composite score of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
ACT English
19
20
This chart display the ACT English score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average ACT English score of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
ACT Math
22
21
This chart display the ACT Math score of Wright State University-Lake Campus and the community college average ACT Math score of OH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,661 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,842
  • Out-state tuition: $14,022
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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