Tuition & Fees

$8,730

$17,608

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
34%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
34%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
27%
400-499
39%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
24%
18-23
39%
12-17
25%
6-11
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
34%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,616
Declined + 281
Total Received 5,897
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Public

12,504

undergraduate students

4,151

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Organizational Leadership
  2. Nursing
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 1179
ACT 3295

School Facts

Wright State University, founded in 1967, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 557-acre campus is located in Dayton, Ohio.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,655
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Dayton, OH

557-acre, suburban campus in Dayton (population: 140,489); branch campus in Celina (211 acres). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
54%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 4% of male students
 
12 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
34%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
34%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
27%
400-499
39%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
24%
18-23
39%
12-17
25%
6-11
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
34%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
44%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,616
Declined + 281
Total Received 5,897

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jen McCamis
Director of Admissions/Enrollment
P: 800 247-1770
F: 937 775-4410
admissions@wright.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,618,163
State $6,126,974
Institutional $9,535,920
Other external $1,206,696
Total $37,487,753

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,450,489
Institutional $7,565,996
Other external $739,857
Total $9,756,342

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League (Division I)
Mascot
Rowdy Raider
School colors
hunter green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Acting
Acting/Musical Theatre
Adolescent Young Adult Education
Advanced Studies
Aerospace Medicine
Aerospace Systems Engineering
African/African-American Studies
Anatomy
Applied Behavioral Science
Applied Mathematics
Applied Statistics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Studio
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Science
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences Education
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technical/Adult Education
Career/Technical/Adult Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Classical Humanities
Classroom Teacher/Learning/Motivation
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer-Aided Drafting Technology
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Dance
Design Technology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Earth/Environmental Sciences
Economics
Education
Education/Human Services
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering/Innovation Entrepreneurship
English
Environmental Science
Finance
Financial Services
French
General Business
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences Education
German
Graphic Design/Visual Media
Greek
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Factors/Industrial Psychology
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Systems
Integrated Science Education
Interdisciplinary Applied Science/Mathematics
International Business
International Studies
International/Comparative Politics
Intervention Specialist
Latin
Leadership Development
Liberal Arts Studies
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Logistics Management/Supply Chain
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing Education
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mass Communication
Material Science/Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle Childhood Education
Motion Picture History/Theory/Criticism
Motion Picture Production
Multi-Age
Music
Music Education
Music History/Literature
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Office Information Systems
Organizational Leadership
Organizational Studies
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Physics/Mathematics
Physiology/Biophysics
Physiology/Neuroscience
Political Science
Principalship
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Education
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Education
Religion
Renewable/Clean Energy
School Counseling
Selected Studies
Sign Language
Social Science Education
Social Work
Social/Applied Economics
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Sports Science
Statistics
Student Affairs Higher Education Administration
Supply Chain Management
Teacher Leader/Curriculum/Instruction
Technical Studies
Technical/Applied Studies
Theatre Design/Technology
Theatre Studies
Urban Affairs
Wellness Studies
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

75%

12,504
students

Female
52%
6,504

Male
48%
6,000

Graduate

25%

4,151
students

Female
53%
2,209

Male
47%
1,942

undergraduateFull-time

77%

9,675
students

Female
52%
5,022

Male
48%
4,653

undergraduatePart-time

23%

2,829
students

Female
53%
1,482

Male
47%
1,347

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented China
India
Iraq
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tamilarasan Sundara Moorthy
Associate Director of International Admissions and Data Analytics
937 775-3674
tamilarasan.sundaramoorthy@wright.edu

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