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Wright State University is a national public university in Dayton, Ohio with more than 11,000 students. Offering 315 degree programs, the university is made up of five colleges, two 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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Jun 30, 2022
Wright State’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is ranked the ninth-best in the Midwest and second in Ohio by NursingProcess.org.
Jun 23, 2022

Wright State has been ranked in the top 10 in the country for online public health degrees, according to STEPS (Student Training and Education in Public Service). The website analyzed 7,700 schools, ranking them according to the number of programs with an online component in a given subject area, the availability of academic counseling and career placement services, tuition rates, and institutional aid. STEPS also ranked Wright State's Master of Public Health degree program No.

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