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REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION

What classes should you take? How do you join a club? How do you find a tutor? Join us for a three-step orientation experience. You will have the opportunity to participate in a mix of online and on-campus activities designed to help you prepare for your first day of classes and beyond.

Scholarships still available for fall

SCHOLARSHIPS STILL AVAILABLE FOR FALL

We’re extending our consideration for first-year academic performance and need-based scholarships. New direct from high school students starting Wright State this Fall Semester 2021 will automatically be awarded a scholarship if they have at least a 3.2 GPA or meet FAFSA eligibility requirements.

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RAIDER OPEN HOUSE

Join us for Raider Open House on Friday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and see why right now is a great time to be a Raider! 

  • Engage with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Explore our 140 academic degree programs, as well as the student services and support available to you.
  • Take a guided tour of campus and check out campus housing. 

Your health and safety are important to us. All guests are required to register for a designated visit time to allow for safe physical distancing.

Degrees & Programs Search

Wright State offers 140 undergraduate degree programs and 136 graduate degree options. Type in some keywords and you’ll see we have a program that works for you.

 

Why Wright State?

Named for Ohio's world-famous Wright brothers, Wright State University offers a unique blend of access, affordability, and innovation.

$11,362

Average annual cost
(Tuition, books, and supplies)

13:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

114,000

Alumni worldwide

The People of Wright State

Alumni Profile

Materializing at the top

Wright State engineering alumna Katherine ‘Katy’ Hitchcock supports the Joint Chiefs in Pentagon internship
Katherine "Katy" Hitchcock, a Wright State materials science and engineering graduate, advises the Joint Chiefs about new research in science and technology.
Student Profile

Cyber force

2021 Wright State cybersecurity grad Michelle Massa launches her career with Speedway
Michelle Massa, who graduated from Wright State on May 1, was one of the first students to enroll in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Program.
Alumni Profile

Museum marvel

Wright State alumna Anna Helmig spreads her wings as collections manager at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Anna Helmig, a two-time Wright State University graduate, oversees the care of 1.8 million artifacts at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.

The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program

You can know what college will cost for the next four years—and we’ll guarantee it. The Wright Guarantee Tuition Program guarantees the same annual cost of tuition, housing, and dining over a four-year college career for new incoming, in-state, degree-seeking undergraduate students. Apply today and lock in one of the lowest tuition rates among Ohio’s four-year state universities.

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Explore Dayton

Dayton’s vibrant downtown and its shops, restaurants, and sports venues are surrounded by a diverse metropolitan area of almost a million residents. Those who live in the Dayton area enjoy an affordable cost of living and housing as well as a rich quality of life that includes outdoor recreation, performing arts and other cultural amenities, professional and college sports, historical landmarks, and almost endless shopping and dining options.

Events

Financial Aid 101: Learn how to maximize your financial aid award

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
WebEx online presentation

M.P.H. Virtual Open Houses

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 6 pm to 7 pm

News

Wright State trustees approve fiscal year 2022 budget

Wright State's three-year budget plan guides operations, realigns expenditures with revenues, and supports the university’s academic mission as it emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.

Fort worth

Wright State anthropology students dig for evidence of an historic Shawnee fort
Undergraduate anthropology students receive hands-on training at excavating during Wright State's Field School in Archaeology.

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Photo looking up at the replica Wright "B" Flyer, installed above the second floor of Paul Laurence Dunbar Library