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Come visit Wright State University.
We offer campus tours every weekday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. You'll get to hear from an Admissions representative, take a 90-minute walking tour with a current student, see campus housing, and find out what it's like to be a Raider!
What are you waiting for? Schedule your tour today!
It's a great time to be a Raider
Join a community where innovation, ideas, and inspiration are thriving.
Nearly 18,000 students chose Wright State last year, and more than half of our new students chose to live in our spacious campus housing.
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Living On Campus
If 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?
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.
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)
|Business & Administration||270|
|Education & Human Services||211|
|Nursing & Health||263|
|Engineering & Computer Science||445|
|Science & Math||402|
First Year Students Test Score Ranges (Fall 2012)
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*(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
- First Classes Held in Allyn Hall: 1964
- Achieved Full University Status: 1967
- First Graduating Class: 1968
74% of students who were registered Fall 2011 were awarded financial aid from programs administered by the Office of Financial Aid in the 2011-2012 award year. Wright State’s Title IV Code is 003078.
Aid Awarded by Student Level and Classification
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Undergraduate Aid Awarded by Aid Type
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