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Wright State University is a national public university in Dayton, Ohio with more than 15,000 students. Offering 295 degree programs, the university is made up of eight colleges, three schools, and a branch campus in Celina, Ohio. Named for the Wright brothers, Wright State University offers an exceptional, affordable education.

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Wright State University was named to honor aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, who invented the world's first successfuWright State University was named to honor aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, who invented the world's first successful airplane in their Dayton bicycle shop.
 

 In 1993, Wright State first utilized The Ohio Percent for Arts Program, which has brough numerous artistic pieces both in- and
The Wright State campus features artistic pieces both in- and outdoors. As we renovate structures and construct new campus buildings, more and more public art pieces will continue to beautify campus.

 

The Wright State tunnel system is believed to be one of the most extensive collegiate pedestrian tunnel systems in the United StThe Wright State tunnel system is believed to be one of the most extensive collegiate pedestrian tunnel systems in the United States. Nearly two miles of tunnels (10,436 feet) snake their way beneath Wright State's Dayton campus linking 20 of 22 buildings in the academic section of campus.

 

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DBJ: Wright State program ranks No. 1 in U.S.

Jun 07, 2019
Excerpt Wright State University’s Management Information Systems program is tops in the nation in providing a quality education for military veterans, according to College Factual, a college choice organization that evaluates hundreds of universities. In its 2019 rankings, College Factual gave …

Wright State’s Management Information Systems program ranked No. 1 in the nation for military veterans

Jun 05, 2019
Wright State’s Management Information Systems program is designed for students interested in working in businesses, nonprofits and government agencies relying on data to drive decision-making and increase productivity.

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