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Wright State University-Main Campus Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
13,874
Total Undergrads
Including 2,411 Part-time
3,126
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 202 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-AAA

Horizon League

  • Basketball

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $85,500)
7
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $62,200)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 12 56 - -
Baseball 40 - - -
Basketball 14 17 - -
Golf 10 - - -
Soccer 32 32 - -
Softball - 22 - -
Swimming and Diving 23 21 - -
Tennis 10 10 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 13.3%
Hispanic 2.2%
Non-resident alien 3.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.1%
Two or more races 1.8%
White/non-Hispanic 73.9%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 3
Drug Law Violation 5
Liquor Law Violation 55
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 51
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kaytee from Fairborn, OH
  • 4
  • Each of the dorms have their own positive and negative sides, but they're all really nice places to live. The Honors Dorms are really nice, but they're also the newest…

  • Mar-19-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Fairfield, OH
  • 4
  • i love my dorm it is very convenient to campus and there is always a great activity to attend. the ras are all trained to be help and are very…

  • Feb-14-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Erica from Columbus, OH
  • Jun-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is pretty good, I prefer to eat in the student union when I have time. If I don't I usually run by the C-Store to get a sub.

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  • 2
  • Jordan from Dayton, OH
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The food in the dinning halls is not all that great. The hangar basically provides the fast food that you can get in between classes, while the Union is more of sit down food. There is a bit of variety in the food, like Asian, Mexican, and Italian food, but after a whole year, you are most likely sick and tired of both of the food halls and ready to go home.

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  • 3
  • Centauri
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The food itself is pretty good, there has been a push to bring more organic and locally sourced food to the cafeterias. However, it is very expensive, and the Meal Plan is an absolute rip-off, full of hidden fees. If you live in the dorms, you are required to buy the Meal Plan unfortunately. You will get far more food for your money by buying your own groceries and cooking.

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  • 3
  • Kellianne from Seville, OH
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Food is about average of any college experience. We have multiple meal plans to choose from and several places to eat on campus. Now, I have heard many students being sick of the food by the end of their first year, but that is very typical of any college you would attend. On campus, we have a Tim Horton's, Denny's, Pizza Hut and many other food options. Off campus, there is Wendy's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Bob Evans, Quaker Steak and Lube as well as other local restaurants.

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  • 1
  • Jennifer from Fairborn, OH
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is too expensive for what you receive. The food is also not very healthy and lacks healthy vegetarian/ vegan options.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Centauri
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    It's available, especially since there is a business school at WSU, but it's certainly not what most people come to WSU for. You can get involved if you want, but it's really not a big focus, except in the fall when new freshman arrive.

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  • 0
  • Rachel from Lebanon, OH
  • Dec-16-2013 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of sororities and fraternities here at WSU. There a lot of big ones, and then a lot of smaller ones. If you aren't satisfied with them, you could always start your own! People are starting new sororities and fraternities all the time!

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  • 0
  • Austin from Loveland, OH
  • Jun-12-2013 I am a current student here

    There's regular sororities and fraternities which anyone can pledge and the divine nine for african-american students.

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  • 0
  • Brooklyn from Fairborn, OH
  • Apr-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Wright State is a young school and our Greek life isn't as strong as many of the traditional post secondary colleges. Recently many new lines have crossed and our Greek Life is growing. There are many events in which the Greeks will come and participate and even host. There are stroll offs and parties.

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