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Admission petition process

Transfer and Returning students who do not meet established admission criteria must petition for admission by completing an Academic Petition Process.

Any student who was disciplinarily dismissed from a college/university or expelled from high school must petition for admission by completing a Non Academic Petition Process. Additionally any student convicted of a felony must petition for admission by completing the Non Academic Petition Process.

Academic Petition Process

You must complete the Academic Petition Process if:

  • you have less than a 2.0 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale) from the last institution at which you attempted 12 quarter hours (9 semester hours)
  • you were dismissed from Wright State
  • you have less than  2.0 cumulative GPA from a college/university since you last enrolled at Wright State
  • you were dismissed from a college or university for academic reasons(If you were dismissed/suspended, you are ineligible to apply for admission for one calendar year from the date of your dismissal/suspension)

Submit the following by the petition deadline:
  • Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Academic Petition Form
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • High school transcripts if you are one of the following:
    • A high school graduate from 1986 or before who is transferring with less than 12 quarter hours (nine semester hours).
    • A high school graduate from 1987 or after who is transferring with less than 45 quarter hours (30 semester hours).

The petition process can take several months once a complete application is received.

Non Academic Petition Process

You must complete the Non Academic Petition Process if:

  • you were expelled from high school
  • you were dismissed/suspended from a college or university for disciplinary reasons
  • you were convicted of a felony

Submit the following by the petition deadline:

  • Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Non Academic Petition Form and Authorization form
  • Supporting documentation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • High school transcripts if you are one of the following:
    • A high school graduate from 1986 or before who is transferring with less than 12 quarter hours (nine semester hours).
    • A high school graduate from 1987 or after who is transferring with less than 45 quarter hours (30 semester hours).
  • College preparatory form (requested)

The petition process can take several months once a complete application is received.


Petition Deadlines

To petition for admission, you must submit all application materials by the following deadlines to be considered for that semester's admissions:

Applying for: Deadline:
Fall Semester August 1
Spring Semester December 15
Summer Semester April 15

A petition file must be complete by the deadline indicated.

If you have any further questions about this process, please contact us at 419-586-0300.

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