Wright State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Dayton, Ohio Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,578

Avg in-state tuition

$18,996

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Wright State University

Wright State University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Dayton, Ohio. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,356, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 95%. The university offers 72 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 45%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,578, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,996.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

95% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 95%

Retention Rate 62%

Graduation Rate 45%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 973-1236

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

54%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

12k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

72%

Black

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

4%

Hispanic

3%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

37% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

53%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,854
State Grant Aid $2,172
Institution Grant Aid $4,852
Pell Grant Aid $4,889

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships