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Wright State University

School Profile

  • Wright State UniversityPublic Four-year University in Dayton, OH
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 12,772
First-year Undergraduate Students: 2,616
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 12,326
Graduate Students: 3,370

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Accounting Technology
  • Associate of Administrative/Secretarial Services
  • Associate of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Associate of Data Processing Technology
  • Associate of Drafting and Design Technology
  • Associate of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Associate of Electromechanical Technologies
  • Associate of Industrial Technology
  • Associate of Legal Administrative Assistance
  • Associate of Medical Administrative Assistance
  • Associate of Occupational Safety
  • Associate of Office Clerical Services
  • Associate of Water Quality/Treatment
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of Anatomy
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Arts Management
  • Bachelor of Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Statistics
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Drawing
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education of Learning Disabled
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Multiple Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Engineering Physics
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Environmental Health
  • Bachelor of Film Studies
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Greek, Modern
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Military Technologies
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Nursing - Adult Health
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Police Science
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Systems Science/Theory
  • Bachelor of Theater Design/Stagecraft
  • Bachelor of Urban Studies
  • Bachelor of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies
  • Certificate of Desktop Publishing

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,533
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $14,595

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 530
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 197


Member: NCAA
Team name: Raiders


  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #144 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #258 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #129 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #120 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #82 Best Medical Schools: Primary Care
  • Ranked #160 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #116 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #121 Computer Science
  • Ranked #193 Nursing
  • Ranked #178 Psychology
  • Ranked #148 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #38 Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Ranked #1 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #22 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #35 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435
(937) 775-5700
(800) 247-1770
Fax: (937) 775-5795
Contact: Cathy Davis
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 84%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 84%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,798
Female applicants 4,016
Male applicants 2,782
Applicants accepted 5,742
Female applicants accepted 3,387
Male applicants accepted 2,355
Freshman enrollment 2,616
Female freshman enrollment 1,544
Male freshman enrollment 1,072
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 84%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.1
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.6-3.5

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 21%
SAT Critical Reading average score 506
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 440-570
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 509
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-570
SAT Writing average score 483
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 420-540
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range 6-8

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 21
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-24

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