Wayne State University

Address:
656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone:
313-577-2424
Website:
http://www.wayne.edu
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About Wayne State University

Wayne State University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate20,765
 Graduate11,021
 Total31,786
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2554%
 % 25 and Over46%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time60%
 % Part-time40%
Race/Ethnicity% White50.0%
 % Black26.5%
 % Asian6.9%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown7.9%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal9,397
 % Admitted86%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled33%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,026
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,226
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans54%
 % Undergraduates with Grants81%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$980
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,253
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,721
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,854
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,434
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,434

Neighborhood Data for the Detroit Area

Median Age34.4
Median Household Income$27,862
Total Population738,223
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-951.1%48.9%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2448.8%51.2%
 Age 25-2949.0%51.0%
 Age 30-3945.9%54.1%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White11.3%
 % Black82.4%
 % Asian1.1%
 % Latino6.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,253
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,721
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$553
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50054.2%44.2%11.2%
 $500 to $74931.6%42.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99910.8%10.5%30.7%
 Over $10003.3%3.2%20.8%
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