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Wright State University

Wright State University

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, United States

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Wright State University is a public research university near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn, Ohio, United States, a suburb of Dayton. Originally operating as a branch campus for Ohio State University and Miami University, Wright State became independent in 1967. Its name honors aviation pioneers the Wright brothers, who were local residents. In 1969, a 173-acre (70 ha) branch campus opened on the shore of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio.



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Motto: N/A

Endowment: $92.2 million as of 2015

Administrative staff: 1,906

Students: 18,059

Undergraduates: 13,710

Postgraduates: 4,349

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