About Wright State and the Dayton Area

During four or more years of medical school, you will likely work harder, learn more and make greater progress toward realizing your personal and professional goals than ever before. Many of the people and places you will encounter on this remarkable journey are likely to live vividly in your memory for a lifetime.

Wright State is a nationally accredited, public research university with an enrollment of almost 20,000 students. Its six colleges and three schools offer 118 undergraduate degree programs and 78 Ph.D., master's and professional degree programs. Wright State brought in more than $74 million in research awards in 2009. The university's state-of-the-art facilities are located in a beautiful 557-acre wooded setting on the northeastern edge of Dayton, Ohio.

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Eight Great Reasons for Choosing Wright State

Whether you’re ready to apply to medical school or just beginning to explore your options, we’re excited that you’ve found the Boonshoft School of Medicine. This page will lead you quickly to the information and answers you need while giving you a sense of what makes our school — from our exceptional students and faculty to our innovative programs and state-of-the-art facilities — special.

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