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Wright State University is a national public university in Dayton, Ohio with more than 12,000 students. Offering 276 degree programs, the university is made up of six 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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Wright State’s undergraduate computer science program ranked by U.S. News

Sep 14, 2020
Wright State computer science graduates are proficient in software and software systems across multiple application areas.

Wright State designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Jul 02, 2020
Wright State offers a bachelor’s degree and certificate in cybersecurity as well as a master’s degree and certificate.

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