Admissions Requirements


Admission Policy for International Students

To be considered for undergraduate admission to Wright State University, an international student must have earned a certificate of completion of secondary education that would enable the student to be admitted to a university in his or her home country. Students should have studied mathematics and science subjects at the secondary level.

Student direct from High School

Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

In order to meet the English proficiency for UG admissions, any International applicant must submit official results of any of the following with minimum score as indicated:

  • TOEFL - 61
  • IELTS - 5.5 with no subscore lower than 5.0
  • PEARSON PTE - 51
  • Satisfactory completion of LEAP level 4 TOEFL Waiver Track
  • Graduation from a US Senior High School

Note: Some colleges/programs have a higher English Proficiency requirement (see below):

  • College of Engineering - Minimum TOEFL 71
  • English major: Minimum TOEFL 79; Minimum IELTS 6.5 or Minimum Pearson 58

Academic transfer students

Must have a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for all previous undergraduate work as well as a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0) scale from the last college/university of attendance where at least nine semester hours (12 quarter hours) were attempted. Academically dismissed/suspended students are not eligible to enroll at WSU for one calendar year from the date of the dismissal.

International applicants who transfer from a U.S. college or university may demonstrate English proficiency by having completed 24 hours or more of credit-bearing course work taught in English with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.  The courses taken must have included at least one course in English composition (the equivalent of WSU’s ENG 1100) with a C or better.