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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

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.
Student Profile

Tech titan

Computer powers of Wright State business student Jared Smith are sweet music for a high school band program
Jared Smith has solved computer network problems, helped companies update web pages and provided the elderly with tech assistance.
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.

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.

Panorama of Downtown Dayton skyline at twilight, looking across the Great Miami River near RiverScape MetroPark

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

Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4 pm to 7 pm
Dayton, OH, Nischwitz Stadium

Retirement Education Courses - Eikenberry Retirement Planning

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 6 pm to 8 pm
177 Dwyer Hall

LGBTQ and Ally Alumni Society Trivia Night

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Virtual

News

Wright State gets ratings upgrade from Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Wright State’s credit rating to Baa1 and revised the university's outlook to stable.

Flight maneuver

Wright State’s Dunbar Library named Ohio college library with the most unique feature
Dunbar Library was recognized by Ohio.org for the replica 1903 Wright Flyer that hangs in the atrium.

Shell splash

New research by Lake Campus faculty member Chuck Ciampaglio published by prestigious international journal

Bug business

Ohio to reckon with the raucous presence of 17-year cicadas

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