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About Dayton and the Miami Valley 

Located in the Miami Valley region of southwestern Ohio, Dayton is a mid-sized city surrounded by a diverse metropolitan area of almost a million residents. Dayton ranked No. 2 on Livability’s list of the Best Affordable Places to Live. “The real bargain that comes from living in Dayton is the high quality of life residents enjoy,” according to “Dayton offers a rich assortment of things to do, from outdoor recreation that includes canoeing and ice skating to cultural amenities, like the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.”

One of the Best

Learn more about our region.

Campus and Virtual Tours

Meet our students, check out campus, and see what it's like to be a Raider! If you are interested in meeting with faculty members in the programs you are interested in, contact the programs directly to arrange a visit or contact the Graduate School at

We offer campus tours every weekday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. where you can see the campus, visit on-campus housing, and learn more about Wright State.

View our online tours.

Directions, Parking, and Accommodations

The Graduate School admissions office is on the third floor of the Student Union, located near the intersection of University Boulevard and Colonel Glenn Highway.