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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.

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

Student Profile

Wearing it well

Wright State communication studies major Gracie Wyatt in business with Fully Loved and Free clothing company
Wright Stage senior Gracie Wyatt designs clothes that spread love and positivity.
Alumni Profile

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Two-time Wright State graduate Jacob Marino combines engineering with business in the construction industry
Jacob Marino lives in two different worlds using two different degrees — engineering and business.
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.

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

Cincinnati State Students - Virtual Transfer One-on-One Talk

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 2 pm to 5 pm

Raider Transfer Welcome Series

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4 pm to 5 pm
Virtual

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

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4 pm to 5 pm
WebEx online presentation

News

Wright State plans for increased on-campus classes and activities this fall

Wright State plans to resume regular campus operations in Fall Semester with expanded classroom capacity, activities, events and residence hall experiences.

Alumni Association to celebrate 50th anniversary of supporting Wright State

A small group of volunteers founded the Wright State Alumni Association in 1971, bringing together graduates by coordinating activities and services to enrich the community.

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