Undergraduate Admissions

Statement of Intent

Complete your statement of intent to let us know you plan to attend Wright State University. No deposit is needed to secure your place. Visit your Admissions Portal and let us know you are ready to be a Raider!


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Now is your time to make new discoveries, challenge ideas, form new relationships, and dream without limits.

After completing your Statement of Intent, you can register for orientation to prepare for your first semester at Wright State. At orientation, you can

  • Learn more about student support services on campus
  • Start building lifelong friendships and meet new classmates
  • Connect with current Wright State students to learn more about life as a Raider

Register for orientation in your Admissions Portal. After registering for orientation, you will receive more information about meeting with your Academic Advisor and registering for classes. To learn more about orientation, visit wright.edu/orientation


Financial Aid

Wright State University is committed to providing timely updates to students and families on the status of the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Department of Education announced on January 30, 2024, they will further delay sending FAFSA data to universities until mid-March. We will keep you up to date as we receive additional information from the Department of Education, including how their changes impact Wright State University’s financial aid timeline.

Apply for Financial Aid

  • Request FSA IDs and gather information and documents needed to file the FAFSA.
  • File the FAFSA

Beginning in April

  • Complete outstanding financial aid requirements. After we review your FAFSA information, you may have additional requirements to complete before an award is offered. You will be notified of outstanding requirements through your official Wright State email, so be sure to check it often.
  • View and accept your financial aid award. Once all requirements are complete, your financial aid offer will be prepared in accordance with the year’s processing schedule. We will notify you of your award notice through your Wright State email.

Next Steps

Set up your Wright State campus accounts

  • Visit your Admissions Portal and follow the instructions in the SET UP YOUR ACCOUNT section.

Complete your Statement of Intent

Apply for housing

Register for Orientation

  • After you complete your Statement of Intent, you will be able to register for orientation. Visit your Admissions Portal to register for orientation and prepare for your first semester at Wright State and beyond. Visit wright.edu/orientation to learn more.

Have questions? We are here to help!

*No application fee for domestic undergraduate applicants.