photo of studentsThe University Center for International Education (UCIE) acts as a catalyst for international education at Wright State University and facilitates an environment where students, faculty, and staff have increased opportunities to gain international understanding through learning and experience.

Visit the UCIE website for more information.

Exchange & Study Abroad Program

Ambassador Program


Wright State University students and faculty have the opportunity to study and teach in different countries around the world. Students pay a comprehensive fee, which covers airfare, ground transportation, accommodations, most meals, lectures, health/accident insurance, visa fees, and a 4 credit course.

Exchange Programs


Wright State students can study in Brazil, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and Vietnam through exchange agreements. The exchange program may be for either one semester or for an academic year.

International exchange and American students have the opportunity to live together in Forest Lane under the International House program. Programming and events are coordinated for students living in International House.

USAC & Third Party Programs


Students enrolled at Wright State may study in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and Thailand. Programs of study are available during the summer, fall and spring semesters.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Regular financial awards (loans, grants, scholarships) can be applied to study overseas, since students are registered at Wright State.
  • $20,000 in scholarships is available for the USAC programs.

Japan Co-Op Teaching Program


 Every six months, WSU sends one or two students to teach at our sister institutions in Okayama, Japan. The paid position lasts six months. Students depart in late March and late August.

Services for International Students & Research Scholars

  • International Student Recruitment and Alumni Relations
  • International student admission processing and credential evaluation
  • Special Orientation Program for international students and exchange visitors
  • Off-campus housing referral and assistance
  • Liaison between international students and WSU faculty (and Dayton community schools) to arrange classroom presentations
  • Advising on immigrant and nonimmigrant visa status compliance for visiting professors and researchers (scholars) and international students
  • Intercultural programs and activities, such as:
    • International Friendship Affair
    • Weekly "Coffee Hour Programs"
    • Host Family Program Coordination
    • Liaison with eight-campus international student organizations
  • Advising (personal and/or visa status) for:
    • Students who will be returning to their home country
    • Students considering the pursuit of further study at WSU and other U.S. institutions
    • Students experiencing financial difficulties
  • Advising/referral for (non-native) English (ESL) classes and admission requirements
  • Coordinating hosting opportunities with WSU faculty, staff, and students for new international students