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Wright State University, located 12 miles northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio, serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. The university also operates a branch campus, Wright State University–Lake Campus, on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio.

As the cultural diversity of Wright State’s student population has grown over the years, so have its cultural programs, beginning with the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center in 1971. The Women’s Center and the Asian and Native American Center also support cultural diversity.

Campus life at Wright State University is very lively. They have lots going around on campus and it is also a very vibrant place with a beach nearby. Wright State University currently hosts five North-American Interfraternity Conference fraternities, one Local Fraternity, five National Panhellenic Conference sororities, and eight of the nine members of National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities.

What are your interests? Did you know that students at Wright State have the ability to conduct unique research projects—regardless of major or year in school.From undergraduates to graduates, and from literature to biochemistry, there are amazing faculty and mentors who can help show you the way to a successful research project. Work on a team or independently, one term or multiple years, hands-on or theoretical; you have it within you to make your mark on the world.

Wright State offers 91 baccalaureate degrees in the following colleges: the Raj Soin College of Business, the College of Education and Human Services, the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Nursing and Health, and the College of Science and Mathematics.The Lake Campus also offers a limited number of complete undergraduate bachelor’s degrees, as well as a variety of associate degrees.

The Wright State Raiders are the athletics teams of Wright State University. The school currently participates in fifteen sports at the Division I level of the NCAA, and are members of the Horizon League. The school’s mascot is a wolf.

When applying to Wright State University, it’s important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 19. The application fee at Wright State University is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 96.8 percent.

The student-faculty ratio at Wright State University is 22:1, and the school has 43.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Wright State University include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Mechanical Engineering; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Psychology, General; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.5 percent.

Wright State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,682, with a gender distribution of 48.8 percent male students and 51.2 percent female students. At this school, 19 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 81 percent of students live off campus. Wright State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Wright State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Wright State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Wright State University, 84 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Wright State University.

At Wright State University, 63 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,322.

Wright State University is an amazing college that offers amazing opportunities to its students. It’s very diverse and engages in many different events both on and off campus!

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