Overview

Student Population
27,064
Wayne State University overview
Location Detroit, Michigan
Online wayne.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Wayne State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Detroit, Michigan, Wayne State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,331 prospective students applied, and 10,334 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,653 enrolled in the school.  18,298 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,766 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,217 plus fees of $1,512. WSU is ranked 661 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging 
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SAT 1080/1280
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
67.4% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$11,217
In State Costs for Wayne State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,196
Other Fees$1,512
Room and Board $10,102
Budget for Other Expenses$2,262
Total One Year Cost$26,289
Out of State Tuition
$25,691
Out of State Costs for Wayne State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,196
Other Fees$1,512
Room and Board $10,102
Budget for Other Expenses$2,262
Total One Year Cost$40,763

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
26% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wayne State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Psychology 10%
Education 9%
Health Professions 8%
Biology 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172644 IPEDS survey data for Wayne State University.