12,115
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,526
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Wright State University is a University institution located in Dayton, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
E147 Student Union
Dayton, OH  45435
United States
Contact Email: admissions@wright.edu
Phone: 937-775-5700
Fax: 937-775-5795

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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French Checkmark
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Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,115
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

3,324
Females Applied
3,235
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,502
Males Applied
2,403
Males Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 20th September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 640
SAT Math 490 630
ACT Composite 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,254
In-state
18,398
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,518
Room & board
6,522
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,526
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,870
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,934
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,024
Avg. Loan Aid
4,185
Avg. Grant Aid
6,586
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,115
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.56%
Black or African American 11.06%
White or Caucasian 74.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 4.3%
Other 0.52%

Gender

Male (48.06%)
Female (51.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 19%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No