Wright State University-Main Campus

Dayton, OH
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Wright State University-Main Campus Review

Dayton, OH, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups B+
A-
Excellent

Wright State University-Main Campus is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 17,070 students and offering 239 degrees in Dayton, OH.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Wright State University-Main Campus.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
754 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
89
23
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
0
Business Administration and Management
264
0
Commerce
124
Business/managerial Economics
9
Economics
3
11
0
Finance
78
0
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
46
0
International Business
11
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
18
19
Management Science
0
0
Marketing/marketing Management
59
0
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
0
0
Operations Management and Supervision
0
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions and Contracts Management
0
Sales and Marketing Operations/marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Engineering
628 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
58
22
Computer Engineering
35
17
8
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
46
244
Engineering
9
Engineering Science
9
22
Environmental Science
4
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
0
1
Industrial Engineering
6
0
Manufacturing Engineering
0
10
Materials Engineering
8
7
Mechanical Engineering
92
22
Transportation/mobility Management
0
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
627 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
2
0
Anthropology
12
Area Studies
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
Clinical Psychology
19
26
Community Organization and Advocacy
0
0
Community Psychology
0
Counseling Psychology
37
History
29
17
Humanities/humanistic Studies
8
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
7
4
International Relations and Affairs
32
10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
43
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
0
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
0
Modern Greek Language and Literature
0
0
Museology/museum Studies
1
Philosophy
8
Political Science
39
Psychology
179
Public Administration
26
Religion/religious Studies
4
Social Sciences
0
Social Work
47
17
Sociology
48
Urban Studies/affairs
2
Women's Studies
3
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
581 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
7
12
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
1
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
0
Gerontology
0
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
0
13
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
0
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
32
Medical Scientist
9
Medicine
94
Nursing Administration
0
Nursing Education
0
2
Nursing Science
0
6
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
0
1
Pharmacology and Toxicology
16
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
6
Public Health
2
25
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
20
Registered Nurse
199
93
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
43
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
574 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
3
Art Studies
30
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Art Teacher Education
0
0
Business Teacher Education
0
0
Computer Teacher Education
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
7
Curriculum and Instruction
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
33
0
Education
42
5
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
0
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
2
16
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
0
0
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
0
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
15
Educational/instructional Technology
6
16
Educational Leadership and Administration
58
Elementary Education and Teaching
0
31
English Language and Literature
76
21
English/language Arts Teacher Education
0
Foreign Language Teacher Education
0
0
Foreign Languages and Literatures
0
0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
French Language and Literature
8
German Language and Literature
0
Health and Physical Education/fitness
17
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
0
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
65
34
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
0
Latin Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
0
0
Music Teacher Education
11
0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
6
0
Public/applied History
0
Reading Teacher Education
6
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
0
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
1
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
5
Social Studies Teacher Education
0
Spanish Language and Literature
10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
28
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
3
4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
0
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
0
11
Technical Teacher Education
1
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
285 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
13
1
Biochemistry
1
3
Biological and Physical Sciences
8
Biology
105
12
Chemistry
28
8
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
1
Environmental Health
0
0
Geography
5
Geology/earth Science
18
11
Geophysics and Seismology
0
Mathematics
11
4
Mathematics and Statistics
0
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
16
Physics
7
4
Physiology
6
Statistics
6
12
Systems Science and Theory
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
161 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
47
41
Information Science/studies
3
Management Information Systems
46
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
81 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
20
Dance
8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
6
Film/cinema/video Studies
11
Fine Arts
0
Music
5
11
Music History, Literature, and Theory
0
Music Performance
9
0
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
0
3
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
8
Visual and Performing Arts
0
Writing
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Legal and Law
71 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
71
Homeland Security
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
44 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication
44
Public Relations/image Management
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Wright State University-Main Campus.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commerce
Education
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Engineering Science
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems
Registered Nurse
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (School of Professional Psychology)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Bachlor Fine Arts, Class of 1981

None that I knew I of

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2011

Nothing for psychology majors unless you specialize in I/O or human factors

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1996

Engineering curriculum with actual tools used in industry.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA, Class of 1993

Practical classes in all aspects of theatre. Technical and performance techniques train students well for careers in the arts.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Bachlor Fine Arts, Class of 1981

A mix of all races and cultures

Rated January 2016
Alumni
business/acvounting, Class of 1984

mostly Caucasian at the time

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2014

I am a visible minority and an international student, so the answer I would provide would not be representative of the main student body.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1996

multinational student body - evenly balanced politically

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA, Class of 1993

It was a long time ago, but it seemed that the culture was competitive and backbiting. Just like the real world of theatre!

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
business/acvounting, Class of 1984

aversge there were no firms back than and really only one restaruant the Rats Keller

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2011

Never lived on campus, stop purchasing food on campus did to price, poor quality, and minimal options. Some classrooms were outdated

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Sociology, Class of 2014

24 hours computer labs; the gym (but we all wish it was bigger and stayed open longer. It is open from 7 AM to 9PM on weekdays and from 1PM to 8PM on weekends)

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA, Class of 1993

I am sure they have improved since then, computer labs were just getting off the ground and classrooms were pretty spare and low tech. dining halls were awful. i avoided them at all costs. however, the theatre facility was top notch with all the latest equipment.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1996

Tau beta pi - engineering honor society

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BFA, Class of 1993

Don't really remember, I did Theatre, 24/7 when I wasn't in class or at parties or doing homework, or working. No time for anything outside of that sphere.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2012

BART (ask a wright state student in person)

Rated January 2016
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