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Raider Open House January 28, 2023
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Graduate Programs Open House

Join us in person for the Wright State Graduate Programs Open House on February 16. Learn about programs in liberal arts, health, education, business, science, engineering, and more. Get program-specific information regarding curriculum, admission, length, and scholarships.

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Raider Homecoming

Homecoming is the perfect time to reconnect and rediscover Wright State as we celebrate generations of Raiders! This year's events are a chance to celebrate the Raider spirit that connects us all!

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

STEM-focused

Computer engineering major Celeste Irwin is the inaugural recipient of the BHG Financial Runner scholarship for women in STEM
Wright State computer engineering major Celeste Irwin wants to use her medical and programming knowledge to work in research and product development in MRI-guided focused ultrasound.
Student Profile

Good investment

Losing his job because of the pandemic inspired Eric Tomlinson to pursue a degree at Wright State that matched his decades of experience as a supply chain management professional.
Student Profile

A need to help others

Wright State graduate student Anthony Windsor was named an Ohio Social Work Student of the Year
Anthony Windsor decided to pursue a career in social work to honor his friends and fellow veterans who have died while also helping other veterans who are struggling.

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

Raider Open House

Saturday, January 28, 2023, 9 am to Noon
Wright State University, Student Union, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy. Dayton, OH 45435

Graduate Programs Spring Open House

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 5 pm to 7 pm
Student Union Apollo Room

Ashley Jude Jonas: Endings and Eternities

Tuesday, January 17 to Sunday, March 19, 2023
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries

University News

2023 Alumni Achievement Awards celebrates distinguished Wright State community members

The Wright State Alumni Association honored Alumni Achievement Awards recipients Aurea Rivera ’82, Mark Espy ’81, Christina Knowles ’14, ’16, Stephen Hampton ’80 and Virginia Krause Hess.

It’s Homecoming week on Wright State’s Dayton Campus

The annual chili cookoff, two men's basketball games, the Alumni Achievement Awards and a Homecoming Dance highlight Wright State University’s packed Homecoming week

Wright State Official Social Media

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