Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan

Wayne State University Overview

Student population

Address656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI
School Websitewww.wayne.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Wayne State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Detroit, Michigan that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 16,210 students applied to Wayne State University. Of those students, 11,533 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Wayne State University was $11,542, in addition to fees of $1,555. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Wayne State University.

Wayne State University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Wayne State University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Wayne State University acceptance rate is 71%. To put this into perspective, 11,533 of the 16,210 students who applied to Wayne State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Wayne State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Wayne State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,010 and 1,210. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Wayne State University was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Wayne State University as part of their application.

Wayne State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Wayne State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,542. Combined with fees of $1,555, room and board costs of $10,550, other expenses of $2,298 and the $1,212 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,991 in tuition.

Students at Wayne State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Wayne State University was $5,740 last year, with 49% of students being awarded federal aid.

Wayne State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Wayne State University.

Wayne State University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Michigan residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in Michigan. However, 2% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Wayne State University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Wayne State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
ENGINEERING
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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