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Meet with the Transfer Student Resource Center

When you schedule an appointment with the Transfer Student Resource Center they will discuss the things that are most important to you:

  • Unofficial transfer credit evaluation
  • Admission requirements
  • Admission process
  • General information about Wright State and the transfer process
  • Information about services available, such as: housing, financial aid, fees, student activities, child care and more

Your appointment will be in the Transfer Student Resource Center (E236 Student Union). Please bring an unofficial transcript to your appointment if you would like to discuss how your credits will transfer and apply to your academic program.

April 21, 2014

Wright State Dance Ensemble will hold its Spring Dance Concert and offer its annual Dance Intensive Workshop for high school students.

April 17, 2014

Art students celebrate the culmination of their Wright State education during the annual Senior Thesis Exhibition through May 4 in the Stein Galleries.

April 16, 2014

Wright State's College of Engineering and Computer Science receives donation from AT&T to support the Wright Science, Technology and Engineering Preparatory Program.

April 15, 2014

Onome Scott-Emuakpor, a Wright State alumnus and Air Force Research Laboratory engineer, receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

April 15, 2014

Students in the Veterans Voices course will submit their interviews with older veterans about their time in the military to the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center.

April 14, 2014

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment.

April 14, 2014

Scholars are honored with books purchased in their names for the Wright State University Libraries’ collections.

April 14, 2014

Wright State's Model UN team wins top honors at the National Model United Nations Conference for the 35th consecutive year.

April 14, 2014

A visit to the dental clinic at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base inspired aerospace engineer Jun Kyung Ko to pursue a new career in dentistry.

Visit campus and we can point you to our favorite local spot!

Campus Life News

April 21, 2014

Earth Day 2014 may be Tuesday, April 22, but the big event at Wright State for Earth Week will be the fourth annual Army ROTC Campus Cleanup event Wednesday, April 23.

April 18, 2014

Boonshoft School of Medicine student groups will host a screening and discussion of documentary on the War on Drugs on April 24.

April 17, 2014

Students from the Boonshoft School of Medicine Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society will collect canned food around campus.

April 17, 2014

Featuring dancing, games, prizes food and much more, April Craze will be held on Wright State’s North Lawn on Friday, April 18.

April 17, 2014

Wright State's proposed fiscal 2015 budget is designed to build on the university’s successes and support its growth.

April 14, 2014

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment.

April 11, 2014

More than 100 poster and oral presentations by Wright State University student researchers were delivered April 11 during the annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities.

April 11, 2014

Delegation of education officials from Algeria will visit Wright State University as part of a trip to examine the American educational system.

April 11, 2014

A Public Health Grand Rounds on “Climate Change and Public Health” will explore how the local public health community should respond to climate change.

Housing

photo of residential studentsWright State provides comprehensive styles of housing for different types of students.

We understand the value of your families and partners. We also feel what it’s like to be an adult student. So we offer a special place for all of you to live (it’s called the Village).

Apartment-style housing units are popular among transfer students as well as military students wishing to have their own room (but not sacrificing the social aspect of living on campus). 

Living On Campus

At Wright State, living on campus is all about options.

Freshmen can choose from our Residence Halls: Hamilton Hall, The Woods, and the Honors Community. No matter where you choose to live, your room will have features like a microwave, refrigerator, air conditioning, cable TV, wireless and high-speed network connections, and laundry facilities. 

Transfer and Adult students can choose from our featured apartment communities: Forest Lane, College Park, University Park, and The Village.  Plus you can always choose from the residence halls if you are looking for the traditional housing experience.

Ready to live on campus? Apply for housing once you have been admitted.

Still need to learn more?

Check out videos featuring our residence halls. Or plan to check out our housing options by scheduling a campus tour (will need a link). 

Transfer and adult students: If you want to see the apartment communities, please call us at 1-800-247-1770 or (937) 775-5700 to schedule your appointment so we line up an apartment for you to see.

Living Off Campus

The Office of Student Support Services can help you make an informed decision when looking to live off-campus.

They also have postings of people who are looking for a roommate!

To learn more contact Student Support Services at (937) 775-3749 or visit the Student Support Services website.

Campus Activities

Being a Wright State student is about more than just academics.  Whether you want to increase your academic connection to the university, meet people with similar interests, contribute to Wright State student life, stay fit, plan events, perform community service, or continue to play your favorite sports, Wright State has something to offer!  Make the most of your Wright State experience and get involved!

Campus Recreation

Get involved and get fit at Wright State!  Our Campus Recreation offers a state-of-the art fitness center, billiard and table tennis tables, racquetball courts, free fitness classes (yoga, aerobics, spinning, zumba, and pilates), rock-climbing wall, indoor swimming pool and much more!   

Compete and try out for a club sport such as football, bowling, ice hockey, ultimate frisbee, and rugby just to name a few.  Or join an intramural sports team where everyone gets to play.  We have so many to choose from whether you’re looking to play volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer, or start your own intramural sport team. 

For those that want to experience the great outdoors our Outdoor Resource Center offers hiking trips, kayak lessons, and rentals for outdoor gear.  We also have adapted recreation programs in aquatics, outdoor recreation, intramurals, and fitness programs.

Plus, students can also use the facilities at the Ervin J. Nutter Center which includes an indoor track, weight room and basketball courts.  You are sure to find a variety of opportunities and new experiences for yourself.

For more information and a complete list of intramural sports and sports clubs, check out  Campus Recreation.

Raider Athletics

Wright State is a proud member of the NCAA Division I Horizon League.

Wright State competes in :

  • Men's-Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, and Tennis
  • Women's—Basketball, Cross Country, Softball,Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, and Volleyball

Show Your Raider Pride

All WSU Students receive two free tickets to every home Raider sporting event. You can also join the Raider Pack student--cheer on WSU and get great prizes. Go Raiders!

Want to be a Raider Athlete?

Learn about athletics, sports, coaches, and more at Wright State by visiting the WSU Raider Athletics site.

Student Organizations

Student Clubs and Organizations come in all shapes and sizes! They range from academic and cultural organizations, to sports and recreational clubs, and from service organizations to honors organizations to social organizations. Leadership opportunities are available in every club and organization—you have a voice! Here's a chance to make change and be a leader among your peers.

If you can't find a club or organization to suit your style, you can start your own. Some of our most popular clubs and organizations have been started by our new students.

For a complete list of registered student organizations, check out the Student Activities website.

The University

Accredited state university with more than 100 undergraduate degree programs and over 50 graduate and professional degree program.

Founded

1964.  Granted full university status in 1967.

Location

Suburban campus location 12 miles northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio.   The 557 acre campus includes green space, fountains, sculptures, and modern facilities.  Nearby are Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, shopping malls, and other retailers and restaurants.

Enrollment

Approximately 20, 000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional program students.

Average Class Size

25

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

17:1

Students

Wright State students come from every state in the U.S., as well as 67 other countries.

Athletics

NCAA Division I Horizon League

Mascot

Rowdy Raider

Lake Campus

Near Celina and St. Marys, Ohio, offers associate, pre-baccalaureate, and selected bachelor’s and master’s degree program, as well as an R.N.-B.S.N. completion program and a M.B.A. degree.

Student Organizations

Over 190 student and Greek organizations

 

Wright State is moving to a semester calendar in Fall 2012.

Applying for Financial Aid

To apply for any federal or state financial aid at Wright State University, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Loans, grants, and Federal Work-Study are considered state or federal aid. To be considered for these types of aid, students must complete the FAFSA. The FAFSA form is available online or you can pick up a paper copy from your guidance counselor, a public library, or college/university financial aid office after January 1. (Filing the FAFSA online is the quickest and most convenient method.)

FAFSA

The FAFSA can be filed after January 1 by paper application or online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, which is the preferred method for faster processing. Before completing the FAFSA online, you and your parent(s) (for dependent students), must request a PIN online at www.pin.ed.gov. The PIN will serve as the electronic signature for FAFSA filers.

In order to complete the FAFSA, you will need student and parent (or spouse, if you are married) 1040s and W-2s. Many of the questions on the FAFSA will come directly from these forms. However, you should not send copies of these forms to the federal processor.

On the FAFSA, you will also be required to list the colleges and universities that you want to receive your FAFSA results. Wright State's Title IV code for the FAFSA is 003078.

The priority deadline to submit the FAFSA at Wright State is March 1, 2014.

Loans

Loans are a type of financial aid that must be repaid with interest. Student loans (Stafford, Perkins) are taken out in the student's name. Parent loans (PLUS) are taken out in the parent's name. Private loans, also called Alternative Loans, are usually taken out in the student's name but should have a credit-worthy co-signer. Contact Raider Connect at (937) 775-4000 or e-mail raiderconnect@wright.edu if you have questions about loans.

Grants

Grants are a form of financial aid that is based on need. (Need is determined by filing the FAFSA.) Grants do not need to be paid back. The Office of Financial Aid has information on what grants are available.

Federal Work-Study Program

The Federal Work Study Program enables you to work part time to earn money for school-related expenses. The amount of Work-Study money is based on need. (Need is determined by filing the FAFSA.) Contact Raider Connect at (937) 775-4000 or e-mail raiderconnect@wright.edu if you have questions about Federal Work-Study.

Financial Aid Award Notification

When the FAFSA application has been completed and received electronically by Wright State, students will be notified through their Wright State student e-mail address. If there are any additional financial aid requirements, students will be notified in the e-mail to access their financial aid account in WINGS Express to complete these requirements.

 

If you have specific questions about Financial Aid, please contact Raider Connect at (937) 775-4000.

Wright State is pleased to offer several transfer student scholarships.