Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,012

$19,430

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
478
75th
600
25th
480
75th
25
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,998
Declined 228
Total Received 5,226
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Public

10,865

undergraduate students

3,600

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 14,465
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH
45435-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
51%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
478
75th
600
25th
480
75th
25
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 20
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,998
Declined 228
Total Received 5,226

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,910

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,962
Housing $6,264
Food $6,150
Additional fees $50
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $23,826
Average Financial Aid - $6,910
Total with Avg. Aid $16,916

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 978-3243
F: 937 775-4410
raiderconnect@wright.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, football, gymnastics, ice hockey, rugby, swimming/diving, skiing, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

football, gymnastics, rugby, skiing, swimming/diving, track and field, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Acting. yes
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Cell Biology and Anatomy. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Criminology. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering Science. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Psychology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Materials Engineering. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Microbiology and Immunology. yes
Modern Greek Language and Literature. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Physics, Other. yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes yes
Technical Teacher Education. yes yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Organizational Leadership
  2. Nursing
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

14,465

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

10,865
students

Female
53%
5,793

Male
47%
5,072

25%

3,600
students

Female
56%
2,029

Male
44%
1,571

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

7,688
students

Female
54%
4,147

Male
46%
3,541

29%

3,177
students

Female
52%
1,646

Male
48%
1,531

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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