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  1. Academics
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  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
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  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Wright State is a public university located in Fairborn, Ohio in the Dayton Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,449 undergraduate students. The Wright State acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 45% of students, Wright State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,800.

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3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League

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Wright State University Rankings

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Wright State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
95%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1240
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,251 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,786 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 104 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 117 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 118 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,449 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,476
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Looking for the cheapest education
    26%
  • WSU students are very diverse
    26%
  • There is no typical student
    18%
  • Trying to make friends
    16%
  • Students keep to themselves
    8%
  • Nice and friendly
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 138 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 170 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 94 responses
  • Awesome
    29%
  • Fair
    17%
  • Suitable for my circumstances
    17%
  • Absolutely amazing!!!
    6%
  • Okay
    6%
  • Take it day by day
    6%
  • Incredible value
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 81 responses

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