Meet the Raiders

Mathew McKelvey

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Year: Junior
Hometown:
West Liberty, Ohio
Major:
Economics and Finance

Emily Bingham

Emily Bingham

Year: Junior
Hometown:
Englewood, Ohio
Major:
English Literature and Marketing

Kristen Hayhow

Kristen Hayhow

Year: Senior
Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Major:
Nursing

Eric Muhlenkamp

Eric Muhlenkamp

Year: Senior
Hometown:
Celina, Ohio
Major:
Life and Earth Science Education

Neldys Crespo

Neldys Crespo

Year: Senior
Hometown:
Huber Heights, Ohio
Major:
Music Performance and Spanish Education

Justin Thrush

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Hometown:
Zanesville, Ohio
Major:
Biology and Pre-med

Maggie McDougle

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Hometown:
Carey, Ohio
Major:
Rehabilitation Services

Matthew Almazan

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Sophomore
Hometown:
Beavercreek, Ohio
Major:
Biological Science and Pre-Med

Shaela Lewis

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Hometown:
West Chester, Ohio
Major:
Communication

 

Campus Life News

April 27, 2015
Wright State will hold its 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m.
April 24, 2015
Wright State plans to hire two AmeriCorps VISTA members to support low-wealth, first-year students and to connect them with the resources that will help them complete their degrees.
April 23, 2015
Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry is making champions out of Wright State students through the Raider Active judo class.
April 20, 2015
Hosted by the Office of Latino Affairs, the second annual Amigos Latinos Gala takes place April 24 at 5 p.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center Arena.
April 20, 2015
Wright State engineering and computer science students will put their best work on display during the Senior Design Showcase May 1.
April 20, 2015
Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV.
April 16, 2015
The April 19 festival will feature movies, cultural dance performances, flag parade, global fashion show and ethnic cuisine.
April 16, 2015
Stephanie Bange donates books she received as a member of the prestigious 2015 Newbery Award committee.
April 14, 2015
Student veteran Adrian Hill honored by Wright State officials as both the Ohio and university Student Employee of the Year.

 

Campus Living

Living On Campus

Photo of HousingIf you really want to know what’s going on at Wright State, you have to live here!

By living on campus at Wright State you become a part of the Raider community and get to know other students from all walks of life.

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

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.

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!

A nationally recognized, regionally accredited university, our six colleges, Boonshoft School of Medicine and School of Professional Psychology offer 150+ bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees.  Founded in 1964, Wright State was granted full university status in 1967. 

Wright State University is growing by leaps and bounds and we're not just talking about the number of students here.  Our campus, research, technology, and athletics are all experiencing innovations and growth that make this the best time to be a Raider!

By the Numbers (Fall 2012)

  • 12 miles outside of Dayton on 557 beautiful acres
  • Over 14,000 undergraduate students and nearly 3,000 graduate students
  • 23:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Our students hail from 47 states, District of Columbia, and 64 countries
  • Underrepresented students make up 16.8% of our student population

First Year Students Intended Area of Study by College (Fall 2012)

College # Students
Business & Administration 270
Education & Human Services 211
Liberal Arts 440
Nursing & Health 263
Engineering & Computer Science 445
Science & Math 402
Undecided 423

 

First Year Students Test Score Ranges (Fall 2012)

Test Middle 50% Score Overall Mean
ACT 18-24 21.3

SAT*

840-1110 1004

*(Math and Critical Reading only)

Number of Degree Programs

  • Undergraduate, Associate: 13
  • Undergraduate, Bachelor’s: 91
  • Graduate, Master’s, Doctoral, and Professional: 88

Acreage and Buildings: Dayton Campus

  • Acreage: 557
  • Academic and academic support buildings: 25
  • Student residential buildings: 30

Official School Colors

  • Hunter Green and Gold

Historical Background

  • First Classes Held in Allyn Hall: 1964
  • Achieved Full University Status: 1967
  • First Graduating Class: 1968