Wright State University is a public research university in Dayton, Ohio with nearly 18,000 students. Offering more than 230 degree programs, the university is made up of eight colleges, three schools, and a branch campus in Celina, Ohio. Named for the Wright brothers, Wright State University offers an exceptional, affordable education.
Wright State University was named to honor aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, who invented the world’s first successful airplane in their Dayton bicycle shop.
In 1993, Wright State first utilized The Ohio Percent for Arts Program, which has brought numerous artistic pieces both in- and The Wright State campus features artistic pieces both in- and outdoors. As we renovate structures and construct new campus buildings, more and more public art pieces will continue to beautify campus.
The Wright State tunnel system is believed to be one of the most extensive collegiate pedestrian tunnel systems in the United St The Wright State tunnel system is believed to be one of the most extensive collegiate pedestrian tunnel systems in the United States. Nearly two miles of tunnels (10,436 feet) snake their way beneath Wright State’s Dayton campus linking 20 of 22 buildings in the academic section of campus.