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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 IHE engineering, business online programs among nation’s best, says U.S. News and World Report

Jan 28, 2021
Wright State's ranked programs including Industrial and Human Factors Engineering (IHE), M.B.A., Information Systems and Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

College of Nursing and Health ranked among best schools in the nation by Nursing Schools Almanac

Jan 08, 2021
The College of Nursing and Health was ranked 17th in Ohio and 83rd in the Great Lakes region.

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