Wright State University Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Wright State University was founded in 1967 as a branch campus of The Ohio State University and Miami University. It was named after the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, who were from Dayton and accomplished the first powered flight. Initially, the university had only two buildings and a few hundred students. In the 1970s, enrollment grew to nearly 10,000 students and since then has grown to over 17,000 students. The university has also expanded its campus to include multiple academic buildings, libraries, student centers, residence halls, athletic fields and more. The university is known for its strong academic programs in engineering, nursing, business administration and education. It also offers programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional studies such as medicine and law. In recent years it has become known for its research capabilities with many of its faculty members being recognized for their contributions to science and technology. Wright State University is now one of the top universities in Ohio with a commitment to excellence in both academics and research. Check acronymmonster for information about GMAT.

Wright State University, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Wright State University. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Wright State University, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Wright State University is a public research university located in Dayton, Ohio. It was founded in 1964 and is one of the 14 public universities in the state. The university has an enrollment of over 19,000 students and offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In Fall 2019, the total number of applicants to Wright State University was 19,788, out of which 11,037 were admitted for an admission rate of 55.86%. Out of those admitted students, 6,531 enrolled at Wright State University for a yield rate of 59.18%. The average GPA for accepted students at Wright State University was 3.4 and the average ACT score was 21. The majority of accepted students were from Ohio with out-of-state students making up only 11% of the total accepted applicants. Additionally, international students made up 2% of the accepted student population.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 84%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 84%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 6,798
Female applicants 4,016
Male applicants 2,782
Applicants accepted 5,742
Female applicants accepted 3,387
Male applicants accepted 2,355
Freshman enrollment 2,616
Female freshman enrollment 1,544
Male freshman enrollment 1,072
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 84%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.1
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.6-3.5

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 21%
SAT Critical Reading average score 506
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 440-570
SAT Math average score 509
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-570
SAT Writing average score 483
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 420-540
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range 6-8

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 21
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-24