Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$9,578

$18,996

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
24%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,738
Declined 258
Total Received 5,996
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Public

9,585

undergraduate students

3,033

graduate students

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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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dayton International Airport

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
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
24%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline August 20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.41

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,738
Declined 258
Total Received 5,996

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Gymnastics, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin Language and Literature
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Greek Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Technical Teacher Education
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Urban Studies/Affairs
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,618

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

9,585
students

Female
53%
5,075

Male
47%
4,510

24%

3,033
students

Female
57%
1,736

Male
43%
1,297

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

7,439
students

Female
54%
4,008

Male
46%
3,431

23%

2,146
students

Female
50%
1,067

Male
50%
1,079

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 24%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
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
73%
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

691

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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