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Wright Day to Give, October 6
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The Wright Day to Give

OCTOBER 6, 2022

Join every Raider and Laker, everywhere to Give Back to the Pack on Wright Day to Give. Support campus initiatives important to you!

One Day. Every Raider. Every Laker. Everywhere.

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Raider Open House

Join us for Raider Open House on Saturday, October 22, 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 160 undergraduate degree programs and 155 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.


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The People of Wright State

Student Profile

A great environment

For electrical engineering major and resident assistant Emma Porter, Wright State feels like home.
Student Profile

Finding the right fit

Yakai Kamara, a public health and organizational leadership major, has done a lot to find her place after transferring to Wright State.
Student Profile

The long way around

Graduate electrical engineering student Javonne Baker worked on radar-related projects during a summer research program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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.

University Events

Eyewitness: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Friday, August 26 to Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries

Jay Hoops: Polaroids

Friday, August 26 to Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries

All Students: 10 Day Handshake Profile Challenge

Monday, September 26 to Friday, October 7, 2022

University News

What a difference a day makes

First-time donors on the Wright Day to Give talk about what motivated them and why they continue to give
One couple shares their motivation behind giving, and one grad shares how his gift as a student influenced him to continue to pay it forward.

Wright Day to Give scheduled for Oct. 6

Donors can make online gifts during the university’s sixth annual giving day
Since its inception, more than 3,300 donors have contributed over $612,000 to student scholarships and programs on the Wright Day to Give.

Wright State shifts Homecoming to winter

Homecoming to feature basketball as the centerpiece for its celebration

Fueling the workforce in Raider Country and beyond

Wright State’s major impact on the region through the creativity, entrepreneurship, experience, and innovation of our grads

Wright State Official Social Media

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