The University Honors Program exists to serve the needs of capable, hardworking, ambitious students who want to make the most of their undergraduate education.

In addition to offering honors classes, the University Honors Program provides several other services for Wright State's outstanding students, including: Photo of Honor's Medal

  • small classes
  • selective enrollment
  • priority registration
  • student lounge and study area
  • special advising
  • strong peer group
  • honors housing
  • scholarships
  • opportunities for travel, leadership development, and community service

Students interested in the University Honors Program should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • New Students (any two of three requirements)
    • GPA of 3.25 or higher (4.0 scale) in high school
    • Rank in top 10% of graduating class
    • Score at 90th percentile on ACT or SAT (approximately 27 ACT or 1220 SAT math and reading only)
  • Continuing or Transfer Students
    • GPA of 3.0 or better
    • Faculty recommendation

The Honors Program offers several competitive scholarships. For eligibility information and deadlines, check out the scholarship information under Paying for College.

Aug 28, 2015
A Japanese cherry tree in Wright State’s Garden for the Senses is a living symbol of a long-running student exchange program between the university and Japan’s KAKE Educational Institution.
Aug 28, 2015
Anita Aperia, professor of pediatrics at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, will give a lecture at Wright State on Oct. 22.
Aug 28, 2015
Students at the Dayton Regional STEM School are working with state Sen. Peggy Lehner to pass legislation requiring public family restrooms with adult changing stations.