Cost of college went up for all students at Wright State University-Main Campus


In-state tuition and fees rose 6 percent for 2018-19 at Wright State University-Main Campus, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Ohio residents paid $9,254 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $524 more than the $8,730 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 98.8 percent more than residents this year, or $18,398. Their price tag grew 7.6 percent from $17,098 in 2017-18.

About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Ohio residents. About 3 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,650 students received grants or scholarships totaling $10.9 million and 1,360 students took out student loans totaling more than $8.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (14,403), 8,462 students used grants or scholarships totaling $52.8 million, and 5,911 students took out $40 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~13,683
$8,730
$8,730
$8,730
$9,254
6%
Out-of-state
~432
$17,098
$17,098
$17,098
$18,398
7.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Wright State University-Main Campus in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
839
38%
$3,907,182
$4,657
State / local grant or scholarship
708
32%
$1,576,406
$2,227
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,134
51%
$5,428,530
$4,787
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,650
75%
$10,912,118
$6,613
Federal student loans
1,347
61%
$7,208,572
$5,352
Other student loans
103
5%
$985,410
$9,567
Student loan aid
1,360
62%
$8,193,982
$6,025
Total student aid
1,967
89%
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