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RAIDER OPEN HOUSE

Join us for Raider Open House on Friday, June 18, 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

Student Profile

Surefire

Wright State English major Erik Madaus uses his writing skills to support firefighters, astronomy
Senior Erik Madaus is a technical writing and proposal support intern for The ONEIL Center at Wright State.
Student Profile

Industrial strength

Wright State engineering student Eva Stanglein flourishes as an intern with a national water purification company
Eva Stanglein, an industrial and systems engineering major at Wright State, wants to be a role model for young female engineers.
Alumni Profile

Learning curve

Wright State alumnus Kevin Leichtman highlights struggles, lessons of students in ‘The Perfect Ten’
The turning point came when Kevin Leichtman was working a minimum-wage job and decided to give school the old college try for the third time.

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

Baseball vs Oakland

Friday, May 14, 2021, 3 pm to 6 pm
Dayton, OH, Nischwitz Stadium

Baseball vs Oakland

Saturday, May 15, 2021, Noon to 3 pm
Dayton, OH, Nischwitz Stadium

News

Bug business

Ohio to reckon with the raucous presence of 17-year cicadas
Don Cipollini, professor of biological sciences at Wright State, calls Brood X a wild spectacle of nature.

New management company has big plans for modernizing Wright State student housing

Crawford Hoying will update and upgrade on-campus housing beginning with the shared common spaces and amenities in each building.

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