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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.

$11,740

Average annual cost
(Tuition, books, and supplies)

15:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

117,000

Alumni worldwide

The People of Wright State

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.
Student Profile

A ‘Time’ for all things

To say that Rachel Werling, an elementary education major at Lake Campus, is a go-getter is an understatement.

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.

University Events

Jay Hoops: Polaroids

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

Eyewitness: Selections from the Permanent Collection

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

All Students: 10 Day Handshake Profile Challenge

Monday, September 26 to Friday, October 7, 2022

University News

2022 Alumni Achievement Awards celebrates Wright State’s finest

The Wright State Alumni Association honored Richard Kaiser ’08, ’10; Brian Jarvis ’82, ’97, ’04; Woody Willis ’83; Zachary Kiehl ’14, ’15; and Jonah Sandler.

Full circle

Brittney Whiteside goes from athlete to athletics advocate
A former player on the Wright State women’s basketball team, Brittney Whiteside is now an athletic administrator and serves as a Wright State trustee with a focus on sports and students.

Wright State Official Social Media

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