Recognition of Wright State University's success is increasing every year among the national rankings reports used by families to evaluate and make their college choices.

Wright State has landed on every significant list published annually for college-bound students by national magazines. Learn more.

Tom Hanks praises Wright State


Our goal is to provide you with all the information you need to help your student plan the college journey and make a smooth transition to college life.

Parents and families play a critical role in helping students find the right college or university.  Our parents section was created to help you help your student build a foundation for an excellent photo of student at mailboxes in residence halltransition to college.



In this section, our office staff has compiled a collection of resources especially for counselors. We have tried to create a site that is helpful and informative in guiding students through the college-search process.

New fax number: 937-775-4410

Beginning October 9, 2012, Undergraduate Admissions will use a new fax number.  Documents can be faxed to 937-775-4410.  Students can also upload documents electronically through our secure system. 

College Prep Form no longer required

Beginning with the Fall 2013 applicants, Wright State will no longer require the completion of the College Prep form by counselors.  Wright State will evaluate college preparatory course work as part of the application process.

Oct 2, 2015
Wright State’s annual Raider Homecoming Festival will feature nationally known musicians, food trucks, Raider athletics, chili and an attempt to break a world record Oct. 5 to 11.
Oct 2, 2015
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected Wright State to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification.
Oct 1, 2015
Retired social work professor Bela Bognar was honored by his native Hungary for raising scholarship money for Hungarian students.