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Senior preview day

Senior Preview Day

Saturday, October 31, 2020

High school seniors, come and see why it’s a great time to be a Raider. Join us to learn more about our academic programs and support services, take a tour, and attend an informational session to find out what it’s like to be a Raider!

Degrees & Programs Search

Wright State offers 140 undergraduate majors and 136 graduate degree options. Type in some keywords and you’ll see we have a program that works for you.

Why Wright State?

Named for Ohio's world-famous Wright brothers, Wright State University offers a unique blend of access, affordability, and innovation.

$11,362

Average annual tuition cost

13:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

114,000

Alumni worldwide

The People of Wright State

Student Profile

Kind mind

Nikki Puckett says her late mother was the driving force in her nursing career
Nikki Puckett is pursuing an online bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wright State after making a promise to her dying mother.
Student Profile

Energy field

Graduate engineering student Mohammad Naser completes internship at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
An interest in engineering and renewable energy led Mohammad Naser to pursue a master’s degree at Wright State.
Student Profile

All business

Wright State senior Jugad Mattu’s interest in international business takes her through some surprising turns
Jugad Mattu will work for AmeriCorps as she nears her bachelor’s degree in international business at Wright State.

The Wright Guarantee

You can know what college will cost for the next four years—and we’ll guarantee it. The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of tuition, housing, and dining over a four-year college career for new incoming, in-state, degree-seeking undergraduate students. Apply today and lock in one of the lowest tuition rates among Ohio’s four-year state universities.

Panorama of Downtown Dayton skyline at twilight, looking across the Great Miami River near RiverScape MetroPark

Explore Dayton

Dayton’s vibrant downtown and its shops, restaurants, and sports venues are surrounded by a diverse metropolitan area of almost a million residents. Those who live in the Dayton area enjoy an affordable cost of living and housing as well as a rich quality of life that includes outdoor recreation, performing arts and other cultural amenities, professional and college sports, historical landmarks, and almost endless shopping and dining options.

Events

Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 10 am to Noon

Virtual Raider 4 Life Grad Fair

Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23, 2020

Is graduate school right for YOU?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Virtual via WebEx

News

Wright State to hold virtual commencement ceremony for spring graduates Oct. 24

The virtual ceremony will celebrate Dayton Campus spring 2020 graduates and Lake Campus summer 2019 through spring 2020 graduates.

Write angle

Biology and English students learn environmental storytelling in a new Eco-Narratives course
In an English and biological sciences course, students use storytelling to discuss extinctions, mutations, invasions and other environmental phenomena.

Wright State Official Social Media

Photo looking up at the replica Wright "B" Flyer, installed above the second floor of Paul Laurence Dunbar Library