Wright State University – Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Dayton Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 239 757
Top 5%

Wright State University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%96%97%
Applicants5,8262,5023,324
Admissions5,6382,4033,235
Enrolled undergraduates2,2811,0451,236
Enrolled total (including graduate students)15,9577,5218,436

4,732 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

274 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores227
Percent of students submitting SAT scores10%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
560

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,117
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
22

Wright State University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,138 $32,506
Off-campus $20,346 $28,714
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,112 and other expenses per full academic year.

Wright State University - Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,000 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $8,730 $17,608
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $394 $803
Tuition for Full-time graduates $13,880 $23,578
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $640 $1,091

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10 550 194 1 755
Engineering 335 332 21 688
Health Professions and Related Programs 10 243 96 103 452
Education 8 122 218 348
Psychology 166 50 30 246
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 105 82 187
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 6 71 103 180
Social Sciences 12 141 13 166
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 66 58 124
Visual and Performing Arts 85 13 98
Physical Sciences 48 43 91
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 79 79
English Language and Literature & Letters 1 61 16 78
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 7 45 5 15 72
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 33 7 40
History 21 11 32
Mathematics and Statistics 13 12 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 19 19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 15 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 5
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 2
Grand Total542,2081,2681723,702

A total of 2,262 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Wright State University - Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,440 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate36%34%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Founded1964
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,211
Instructional FTE915
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.wright.edu
Address3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio, 45435-0001
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9377751000
Fax+1 (937) 775 5795

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