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Reviews 1306 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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3 College Freshman

Scholarships: never applied for financial aid at wright state

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: it has a very clean housing. trash isnt everywhere . it's very clean. wright state has great housing services

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have my own home so didn't need there help with this

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: there are lots of places to eat off campus

College Freshman

Party Scene: don't live on campus so I wouldn't know

College Freshman

Administration: I didn't live on campus

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2 College Freshman

Scholarships: don't really get help with scholarships

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: food is great never had a problem with it

2 College Junior

Academics: Got a minor in my major at my previous college and comparing it to WSUs its like comparing a Porche to a FIAT. the College of Liberal Arts has way too many requirements, sometimes I feel like I am taking classes to fill these requirements not to help me in the real world, like 4 semesters of a foreign language. The teachers in the program are ok but the head of the major and advisors suck. I do not take classes sometimes specifically for criminal justice, sometimes having to take psychology, sociology, or political science classes that barely touch on the criminal justice system.

4 College Junior

Academics: Teachers a great for the most part. They want to see you succeed and do well. Class load is a bit more than i experienced at another school though, but quite a few instructors offer extra credit & do take home tests. while scheduling classes use ratemyprofessor.com because some teachers have bad reputations or are very hard.

3 College Junior

Campus Quality: Imo campus is pretty ugly but a lot of green space. There are a lot of places to study but often are not quiet, especially the library. The gym has nice equipment but is really small. WSU has plenty of modern facilities with great technology. Ive heard performing arts and science/research lab are awesome but that's not really things I experience being a criminal justice student.

3 College Junior

Local Area: Dayton is one of the most affordable cities in America. Theres stuff to do if you look for it, Oregon District, the Greene, Air Force museum, Art museum, Dragons games, plenty of different parks, a lot of fairs and festivals in the summer. People in Dayton are pretty friendly too & the area around campus is surprisingly diverse due to its close proximity to the Air Force Base.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Campus offers health insurance that's more affordable than the service my work provides, but I had to get a referral from the doc on campus to see my regular doctor.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Went there because close proximity to home, the only reason going to WSU. Compared to the other University I attended WSU can give you some headaches. Doesn't work well with students who have a career while taking classes, offer few online or night classes. As a transfer student had troubles getting classes I took at my alma mater to count for the same class at WSU. The College of Lib arts imo has way too many arbitrary requirements for graduating, seems I'm taking more classes to fulfill a requirement than classes that would help in my future career. Administration can be unhelpful depending on who you deal with but some are good/helpful, sometimes you just have to figure out things on your own. Although all these negatives my experience inside the classroom at Wright State has been great. Teachers are helpful and usually pretty EZ to work with, a lot give extra credit & take home tests. Classes can be challenging but its college so get used to it. Students can be a bit annoying, loud in the library, eat lunch/breakfast in class, spend entire lectures on phone/tablet, show up to class ridiculously late or leave in the middle; I may sound like an a-hole about this but i think its disrespectful to the instructor and other students. Overall WSU is not the best but its not the worst either.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Instructors seem to want to see their students succeed. There seems to be a lack of distinguished professors though, at least in my major. Ive had a few classes taught by instructors with only a masters. One thing i do not like is that some instructors have the students each teach a chapter from the book which is frustrating because you pay for the instructor to teach the class not students.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I believe every program requires an internship which is awesome! But if you internship is unpaid its difficult to manage working, taking classes, and interning all at the same time.

2 College Junior

Greek Life: Was in a frat at another university. At Wright State greek life is subpar, but kids in frats/sororities do not seem like they are better than other students which does happen at some colleges with a lot of greeks

3 College Junior

Athletics: Wright State has competitive teams and awesome facilities, Nutter Center & Baseball field are great for a school the size of WSU. Its a shame more students go to support athletic teams.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Plenty of apartments close to campus that vary in value and quality. Depends on how much you want to spend or how nice of an apartment you want.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Plently of restaurants close by in Beavercreek, Fairborn & RiverSide with many diverse options

2 College Junior

Party Scene: Wright State doesn't have a reputation of a great party school, but I'm a nontraditional student so I assume there are parties but nothing like UD or Ohio State. The bars around campus aren't that great either, but have cheap drinks.

4 College Junior

Scholarships: Process was easy getting financial aid, the administrator I talked to on campus was confusing though so I had to figure out how to accept aide on my own.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: Don't really eat on campus much, but like any college foods expensive. Wish there were more late night options on campus for all nighters, but there is a McDonald's Wendy's and a taco bell across the street from campus.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I'm not sure what off campus housing is like. I live about ten miles away from campus with my husband and it's seems to be cheaper that way.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are plenty of options in and around the campus to eat. It's not very far to go the mall area and find many restaurants.

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