Admission and Aid

Undergraduate Admission

The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) provides the foundation for the key skills needed to adapt to the ever-changing environment of the 21st century. From academic advising and success initiatives in the Student Success Center to leadership opportunities in the College and across the University, we are here to help you make the most of your education.

All students who are interested in an engineering and computer science degree should apply through the Wright State University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Applicants should indicate their desired major on their application.

Specific requirements for admission to the college are listed below by student type.

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Prospective Students

If you meet university admission requirements you are admitted to the college. Direct Admit status is only available to Direct From High School students who apply for fall admission, and have a 3.25 GPA or better and have no less than a 25 Comp ACT or 1160 SAT score. Direct Admit students are advised in the department of their major within the college.


International Students

Wright State University's College of Engineering and Computer Science provides unique educational and research opportunities for international students while remaining affordable, accessible, and highly-ranked. State-of-the-art laboratories and research programs make Wright State a top choice for international students. Every year, Wright State welcomes more than 1,000 international students from more than 70 countries. Many faculty and staff members are international as well. We look forward to welcoming you to Wright State!

Please make sure to submit all necessary documents so your application will not be delayed. When a decision has been made, you will be notified of the status of your application by the college.

Wright State Requirements

Here are Wright State’s admission requirements for undergraduate international students. They include requirements for both academic progress and English proficiency.

Visa Requirements

To obtain a student visa to the United States, the applicant must first be able to demonstrate that he or she is a bona fide student qualified to pursue a full course of study. View a full explanation of student visa requirements.

University Center for International Education

Wright State’s University Center for International Education (UCIE) is a terrific resource for both prospective and newly admitted international students. For general information about admissions, visas, and other necessary steps for international students, go to the UCIE website.

If you have already been admitted to Wright State, find out about online orientation sessions.


Transfer Students

Looking to transfer to Wright State University soon?

You’re ready for the next step in your education, and Wright State University is here to help you realize your goals. We accept transfer credit from most schools and have articulation agreements in place to offer a smooth transition.

We would be happy to discuss degree program options in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the applicability of your transfer credit, and the application process. Please contact our Student Success Center at (937) 775-5272 to set up an appointment to meet with one of our Enrollment Advisors.

Looking to start at a community college and transfer to Wright State in the future?

To ensure an eventual seamless transition to Wright State, it is important to complete coursework that will apply directly to your future degree.

Your community college may offer a parallel program that directly aligns with one of our four-year bachelor programs, ensuring that the courses you take will count. Be cautious of algebra-based technical courses as they may not apply to your intended degree program. Please consult an enrollment advisor if you have any questions.

View transfer guides:

Visit the Wright State Transfer Student Center to find out more and access articulation agreements with local community colleges.

Another useful website to determine what courses to take and how they will apply to a degree program at Wright State is Transferology.com.

If you have any questions or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at explorececs@wright.edu or (937) 775-5272.


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