Wright State Snapshot
The University: Nationally accredited, state university with 109 undergraduate degrees and 46 graduate or professional degrees
Founded: 1964. Granted full university status in 1967
Location: Main campus, 12 miles northeast of Dayton, Ohio. Lake Campus, near St. Marys and Celina, Ohio
Enrollment: Approximately 13,000 undergraduate students and 4,000 graduate, professional, or doctoral students (Fall 2006)
Student Body: Approximately 93 percent Ohio residents, 15 percent minority students, and international students representing 69 foreign countries
First-Year Student Profile:
Student Organizations: More than 150
Athletics: The Wright State Raiders compete in the NCAA Division I Horizon League in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, and volleyball
Faculty: 831; 80 percent hold the highest degree in their fields
Average Class Size: 25
Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Libraries: The Paul Laurence Dunbar Library contains over 703,000 bound volumes, 440,000 government documents, and 3,200 periodical subscriptions. The Fordham Health Sciences Library contains over 135,000 bound volumes and 1,000 periodical subscriptions. Electronic resources include more than 140 research databases, 5,700 electronic journals, and 22,000 e-books.
Computer Resources: State-of-the-art computer labs are located throughout campus. World Wide Web access is available to all students and faculty. Technical support is available 11 hours a day.
Residential Facilities: Hamilton Living/Learning Community (double and triple rooms); The Village (efficiency, deluxe efficiency, one- and two-bedroom apartments); The Woods (double and quad suites); Honors (double suites); Forest Lane Apartments (two-bedroom units); College Park Apartments (four bedrooms, two baths)
Financial Assistance: In 2006-07, 80 percent of all students were awarded some form of financial aid or scholarship.
Scholarships: Wright State offers many merit-based scholarships, including academic performance, talent, and competitive honors.
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