Wright State University, Dayton, USA

Dayton, USA

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking

Wright State University was founded in 1964 as a branch campus of Ohio State University and Miami University. It received university status in 1967 after approval from the Ohio General Assembly. WSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a governing body that accredits degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions in Ohio and the engineering degree programmes offered at WSU is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Several other programmes like psychology, computer science, engineering and health and nursing are also recognised globally and ranked among the top courses offered at the university. The business school of Wright State University is named the Best Business School by the Princeton Review in 2021.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Located in Dayton, Ohio, Wright State University has a beautiful campus that extends over an area of 557 acres. The university also has a branch campus - Wright State University - Lake Campus in Celina, Ohio. It includes state-of-the-art infrastructure, 32 academic and support buildings, 33 student residential buildings, an athletics venue and a world-class entertainment venue surrounded by lush trees and bio-reserves. Degree programmes at WSU are offered across five colleges and two schools. In total, the university offers around  315 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programmes in the fields of computer science and engineering, health, education and human services, liberal arts, science and mathematics.

Accomplishments & Alumni

Wright State University is named after the Wright brothers and is known to offer an exceptional and affordable education to students from around the world. So far, the university has granted more than 130,000 degrees. The Alumni  of WSU are recognised for numerous accomplishments in a wide spectrum of fields. Some of the notable WSU alumni include disability rights activist Javed Abidi, founder of Institute for Science and International Security David Albright, astronaut Michael R. Barratt, author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, to name a few. The  Wright State University Alumni Association is another great way to associate with fellow alumni who help each other achieve their career goals and enhance their personalities.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Every year, more than 12,000 students get enrolled in Wright State University. 3.9% of the student body at the Wright State University are international students. The university aims at transforming the lives of students by providing a solid foundation at all levels through high quality and innovative education. Students who complete their studies at Wright State University can join the Wright State University Career and Business Network. It is a portal that is specifically created for professional networking and career advancement opportunities. Every year, WSU organises a career fair for employers to recruit candidates for internships, career positions or co-ops. It is a great opportunity for students to directly interact with employers and also attend interviews for the most suitable job role.

Wright State University Facts & Highlights 

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $19,758 (2021-22)

Masters: $13,500 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring & Summer 

Average GPA Requirement

3.34

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1130; ACT - 20; IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 79; PTE: 57; GRE - 310; GMAT - NA

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcript, SOP LOR

Admissions Deadlines

Fall - Early Deadline: May 31

Spring - Early Deadline: October 31; Final Deadline: November 30

Summer - Early Deadline: February 28; Final Deadline: March 31

Percentage of International Students

3.9%

Size of Campus (in acres)

651 

Alumni Worldwide 

110k+ 

Female to Male Ratio

55 : 44

Average Salary after 10 Years

$38,667 (Annual)

Wright State University Rankings 

Ranked by  

2022

2021

2020

2019 

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA  

1304

1168

1168

U.S. News & World Report - National University Ranking

299- 391

298

293

230

Wright State University Subject Rankings 

Engineering 

Ranked by  

2022

2021

2020

2019 

U.S. News & World Report - Engineering 

NA  

154-202

NA  

NA  

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Campus Location

Wright State University

3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, United States

international-admissions@wright.edu. | (937) 775-4400 | askucie@wright.edu

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