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Wright State Tuition & Cost

Dayton, Ohio

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Ohio Resident Sticker Price
$25,796
In State Costs for Wright State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$9,578
Books and Supplies$1,584
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,592
Other Expenses Budget$3,042
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$35,214
Out of State Costs for Wright State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$18,996
Books and Supplies$1,584
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,592
Other Expenses Budget$3,042

Residents of Ohio pay an annual total price of $25,796 to attend Wright State University Main Campus on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $9,578 for tuition, $11,592 room and board, $1,584 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,214 which is 36.5% higher than Ohio residents. The tuition charge is $18,996 while room and board is $11,592, books and supplies are $1,584 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Wright State University Main Campus when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$15,251
Net Price by Income Wright State University Main Campus
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,460
$30,001 to $48,000$14,755
$48,001 to $75,000$16,908
$75,001 to $110,000$19,223
$110,000+$19,515

The average reported annual net price for Wright State University Main Campus for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,251 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

75% of full-time undergrad Wright State University Main Campus received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,786 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 61% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,322 and 6% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,196.

Finanical Aid Wright State University Main Campus
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,786 75%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,852 53%
Pell Grants $4,687 37%
Other Federal Grants $574 11%
State and Local Grants $2,172 33%
Federal Student Loans $5,322 61%
Other Student Loans $11,196 6%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Wright State University Main Campus, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $63,544. The loan balance of $63,544 is a four year multiple of the $15,886 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $606 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $63,544
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $606.28
Total Interest Paid $9,209.58
Sum of All Loan Payments $72,753.58

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$103,184
Year Ohio Residents Non Residents
1 $25,796 $35,214
2 $26,297 $35,898
3 $26,808 $36,596
4 $27,329 $37,306

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Wright State University Main Campus to be $103,184 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Wright State University Main Campus
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Ohio Residents $409 $1,227 $1,636
Out of State Residents $833 $2,499 $3,332

Estimated cost for a class at Wright State University Main Campus based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Wright State University Main Campus versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Wright State University Main Campus Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206604 IPEDS survey data for Wright State University Main Campus.