Wright State University

#1308 / #390
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Public research university in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

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About Wright State University

According to Wikipedia, Wright State University is a public research university in Dayton, Ohio, with an additional branch campus on Grand Lake St. Marys, the Wright State University-Lake Campus. Originally a branch campus of Miami University and Ohio State University, Wright State became an independent institution in 1967 and was named in honor of the aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, who were residents of nearby Dayton. The university offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Wright State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
5,226 96% 43% 1104 21

How Much Does Wright State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$9,469 $50

How Much Do Wright State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wright State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $46,100 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wright State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
9,661 8,056 1,605

Where is Wright State University?

Wright State University is located at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton OH 45435-0001

How Safe is Wright State University?

Dayton has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Wright State University Known For?

Wright State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Wright State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Wright State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Wright State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Medical. Here are some of Wright State University's most famous alumni:

Siva S. Banda
Siva S. Banda
An American aerospace engineer.
Joyce Beatty
A U.S. Representative from Ohio.
David Albright
David Albright
A Nuclear non-proliferation expert.
Jennifer Crusie
An American writer.
Mike Gallagher
Mike Gallagher
A Radio personality, Television host, Political commentator, Author.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
A Novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist.
Michael Barratt
Michael Barratt
An American astronaut.
Javed Abidi
A Director of NCPEDP.
Bhrigu Nath Singh
Bhrigu Nath Singh
An Indian aerospace engineer.
Nicole Scherzinger
An American singer.
Anthony Shaffer
Anthony Shaffer
A United States Army officer.
Brad Sherwood
Brad Sherwood
An American comedian.