Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,012

$19,430

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
51%
Percent 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
Room $6,264
Board $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
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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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