Wright State University ,Dayton,USA

  • Dayton,USA

The origin of Wright State University can be traced back to 1963 when the founders Stanley Allyn and Robert S. Oelman broke ground on Allyn Hall, the first building of the campus. The campus started operating in September 1964 with just 55 teachers and 3,203 students. The next year, it was given its current name to honour Wright brothers. Notably, the university received its independent status in 1967. Currently, it consists of eight colleges and three schools and the accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Situated in Dayton, Ohio, the Wright State University campus is spread across 557 acres. The campus has the first-rate infrastructure that includes 71 academic buildings, 33 residential buildings and a huge athletic and entertainment area. The campus features an extensive and convenient tunnel system that links 20 academic buildings. The 67,000-sq ft Student Success Centre is home to the University College, the University Writing Centre, the Math Learning Centre, a math studio and tutoring services.

The Creative Arts Centre houses two theatres and two concert halls along with faculty spaces and classrooms. The campus also has the Nutter Centre, Tom Hanks Centre for Motion Pictures, Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building and the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library. Further, the university has a 173-acre branch campus, known as the Lake Campus, in Celina, Ohio. The university offers 295 doctoral, graduate, undergraduate and professional degree programmes in an array of subjects, such as accountancy, physical education, engineering, agriculture, anthropology, art, business, sciences, languages, computer science, social science, media, nursing, pharmacy and psychology. The university houses 879 full- and part-time faculty members and over 15,000 students. And, 5.3% of the student population includes foreign students from 65 countries. Its Career Centre provides students with industrial training and career counselling and presents them with excellent employment and internship opportunities.

The university has 108,488 alumni worldwide including many distinguished names. David Alb

The Creative Arts Centre houses two theatres and two concert halls along with faculty spaces and classrooms. The campus also has the Nutter Centre, Tom Hanks Centre for Motion Pictures, Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building and the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library. Further, the university has a 173-acre branch campus, known as the Lake Campus, in Celina, Ohio. The university offers 295 doctoral, graduate, undergraduate and professional degree programmes in an array of subjects, such as accountancy, physical education, engineering, agriculture, anthropology, art, business, sciences, languages, computer science, social science, media, nursing, pharmacy and psychology. The university houses 879 full- and part-time faculty members and over 15,000 students. And, 5.3% of the student population includes foreign students from 65 countries. Its Career Centre provides students with industrial training and career counselling and presents them with excellent employment and internship opportunities.

The university has 108,488 alumni worldwide including many distinguished names. David Albright is the founder and president of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS). Shawn Heflick is a biologist and adventurous spirit known for hosting National Geographic Wild TV show 'Python Hunters'. Iman Crosson, popular as Alphacat, is an actor, Youtube star and impressionist who starred in the film 'Along the Roadside'. Chase Whiteside is a famous documentary filmmaker and New Left Media's co-founder. Mike Gallagher is a political commentator who hosts the radio show, 'The Mike Gallagher Show'. Irene D. Long is the first female who served as Kennedy Space Centre's first chief medical officer

Year of establishment1967
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Also Known AsWSU
Total International Students800
Size of Campus in acres557
Male/Female Ratio1.12
UG/PG Course Ratio0.96
Faculty/Student Ratio14
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 84 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense7758 USD
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WSU Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(28 Courses)(1 year-30 months)USD 16.16 K - 41.72 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 21.67 K
MIM(5 Courses)(12 months-2 years)USD 11.63 K - 41.72 K
B.E. / B.Tech(8 Courses)(4 years)USD 17.62 K - 18.92 K
BBA(14 Courses)(4 years)USD 17.62 K - 18.92 K
B.Sc.(15 Courses)(4 years)USD 18.92 K
M.A.(4 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 20.32 K - 29.09 K

WSU Scholarships

Wright State University Graduate Merit Scholarship
Rs. 3,88,400
Engineering,Computers,Science + 3 more
Wright State University YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship
Rs. 7,76,800
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Wright State University Undergraduate Merit Scholarship
Rs. 3,10,720
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more

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WSU Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(28 Courses)

: 79.0-100.0

: 6.0-6.5

: 57.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 57.0 & Above

MIM(5 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 57.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(8 Courses)

: 5.5 & Above

: 61.0-71.0

: 51.0 & Above

BBA(14 Courses)

: 5.5 & Above

: 61.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

B.Sc.(15 Courses)

: 5.5 & Above

: 61.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

M.A.(4 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 57.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University provides on campus accommodation option to its undrgraduate students and offers them options to choose from various residence Halls and Apartments.
  • The Village Apartments are co-ed and offer efficiency, deluxe efficiency, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom unfurnished apartments.
  • Students who are of sophomore or higher class rank, those with families or partners, or students at least 21 years old are eligible
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • All the apartments and studios are close to either University Of Dayton or Wright State University
  • Average price ranges from $550 to $850 per month
  • Meals are not included in the rent
  • Apartments are available with multiple beds and also with sharing and single room facility
  • Facilities include furnished rooms, kitchen (Dishwasher and Microwave), Central AC, Full-Size Washer & Dryer and common area

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.5 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1090 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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Q. What all courses or areas of study are popular at Wright State University?

A. A. There are many courses available at Wright State University that are sought after by students from across the world. The university’s accountancy course has been recognised as one of the best in the nation as far as its quality is concerned. It has also been considered one of the top business schools for MBA in the country by the Princeton Review. Amongst its other popular programs are human resource management, undergraduate computer science, nursing and health.

Q. Is it difficult for an average student to get admission in Wright State University?

A. The university’s acceptance rate is pretty good, set at 96.8%. So out of every 100 students who apply, 97 are accepted. So, even if you’re a mediocre student, you can expect your application to be happily accepted.

Q. How much GPA is required for admission at Wright State University?

A. An average GPA of 3.34 is expected at Wright State University. This criteria allows even below-average students to obtain admission out there. 

Q. What support exists for non-native English speakers to strengthen their English at Wright State University?

A. Students who are weak in English can enroll for ‘Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) program’ that offers full-time intensive English instruction. They can also join the ‘Conversation Club’ organised by the University Center for international education for polishing their skills with native speakers. 

Q. What options are available for students who wish to apply for the exchange program at Wright State University?

A. International students can apply for visiting student or exchange programs from August to December (fall), January to April (spring) and May to July (summer) semesters. This allows students to get a short-period experience at the university. 

Q. Can international students apply for any scholarship program at Wright State University?

A. Scholarships are provided to foreign nationals at Wright State University on the basis of merit. So if you’re an international 1st-year student or a transfer student with an excellent academic record, you can get selected for this scholarship. The scholarship amount ranges from $4,000 to $10,000. 

Q. What are the immigration formalities for international students?

A. Immigration check-up is mandatory for international students planning to study at Wright State University. The check-up will be carried out electronically because of the existing pandemic. 

Q. What all English Proficiency test scores are required for UG admission at Wright State University?

A. Students need to be holding 2.5 CGPA out of 4.0 with a minimum English proficiency score. The university accepts scores of one of these tests: TOEFL, TOEFL Home, IELTS, Pearson PTE, Cambridge Test, SAT. 

Q. How is life at Wright State University?

A. For the unversed, Wright State University has been named after the inventors of the world’s first successful airplane - Orville and Wilbur Wright. The university has been set up northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio and offers various undergraduate, post-graduate, PhD and other professional courses. Recreation and wellness facilities along with art, music and various multi-disciplinary centres offer students a lively and comfortable stay. 

Q. What all accommodation options are available for students at Wright State University?

A. Various on-campus and off-campus spacious stay options such as apartments, dorms, etc are on offer for students. You can either live alone or opt to share a room with another college student. 

Q. By when are students informed about their acceptance of admission at Wright State University?

A. Once you’ve submitted your application form along with all the relevant documents, the admission committee may take up to 6 weeks to intimate the graduate students and 4 weeks to inform the undergraduate applicants about their final status. 
Location
University CityDayton, Ohio, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,40,599
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayton,_Ohio
Campuses
7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822, United States

Contact Details

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3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, United States
Dayton ( Ohio)

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