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The College of Graduate Programs and Honors Studies at Wright State University is the smart choice. Convenient location, reasonable tuition, flexible scheduling, professional connections—all good reasons to join more than 2,000 graduate students and 900 honors students who made the smart choice this year.

Why Wright State?

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Graduate Programs

Choose one of our more than 150 graduate academic programs—master’s, doctoral, professional, certificate, licensure, or endorsement. Move up into a leadership role in your business or organization or prepare to start a new career. You’ll feel the spirit of innovation at Wright State while receiving excellent education.

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Undergraduate Honors Studies

Undergraduate Honors Studies at Wright State offers unique benefits—exclusive, smaller classes, priority class registration, unique research opportunities, the Honors Community residence hall, a wide range of scholarships, and innovative curriculum options.

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Wright State ranked among top universities worldwide

Wright State was ranked in the top 6.4% out of 20,531 universities worldwide in the 2023 edition of the Global 2000 list by the Center for World University Rankings.

U.S. News ranks Wright State graduate programs among best in the nation

U.S. News included Wright State’s graduate programs in medicine, engineering, computer science, public health, public administration, mathematics and business among the best in the nation for 2023–2024.

Success Stories

Engineered movement

Wright State student Bri Chan combines her passion for dance and biomedical engineering into a unique college experience.

Air power

Wright State engineering student Jacob Jadischke overcomes obstacles, makes dreams take flight
Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science gives Ph.D. student Jacob Jadischke opportunities to conduct research at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Wright State graduate’s research helps calculate blood velocity, predict how aneurysms rupture

Research paper by Mark Johnson, who graduated from Wright State with a Ph.D. in Engineering in April, was honored at the 2023 Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Science Symposium.

Wright State engineering alumnus wins first place in aeronautics and astronautics master student paper competition

Francis Centlivre, a two-time mechanical engineering graduate, took first place in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics master student paper competition.

Wright State, Central State collaborating to host Intel Summer Internship Program for underrepresented populations

The program is part of a collaboration between Wright State and Central State to help build a semiconductor educational program and microelectronics lab and provide experiential learning opportunities for students.

Spring 2023 commencement ceremonies in photos

Wright State University honored more than 1,600 graduating students during its spring commencement ceremonies in the Wright State Nutter Center.