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Wayne State University

Wayne State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Detroit, MI. The 2019 average net price at Wayne State University is $14,366. Acceptance rate is 71.15%. The school has a total enrollment of 27,025.

Mission Statement



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Major Airport
Major City
Top Ranked
Location: Detroit, MI
Student Body: 27,025
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.wayne.edu
Acceptance Rate: 71.15%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 71.15%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $12,620
Out of State/International Tuition: $28,967
In State Grad Tuition: $15,780
Out of State Grad Tuition: $34,180
Room and Board: $10,550
Books and Supplies: $1,212
Other Fees: $1,555
Net Price In-District/State: $14,366
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,038
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,209 / 1,829
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 510 - 610
  • Median SAT Math Range: 500 - 600
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 21
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 36
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 17%
  • Engineering: 14%
  • Health Professions: 12%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 9%
  • Education: 8%

Academic Programs

Wayne State University offers 394 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsWayne State University offers 100 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Personal/Culinary Services
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsWayne State University offers 122 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsWayne State University offers 70 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsWayne State University offers 71 Certificate Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 47%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 41%
  • 1st Year Retention: 81%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $44,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 27,025
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 58%
  • Black Students: 15%
  • Asian Students: 8%
  • Non-resident, alien: 7%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Unknown: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program8 Agreements with 7 Colleges
Biological/Biomedical Science
Macomb Community College
Education
Glen Oaks Community College
General Agreement
Lansing Community College
Mott Community College
Mathematics and Statistics
Monroe County Community College
Physical Sciences
Macomb Community College
Oakland Community College
Psychology
Grand Rapids Community College
Lansing Community College
Mott Community College
Social Sciences
Macomb Community College
Visual and Performing Arts
Monroe County Community College
From Program1 Agreements with 1 Colleges
General Agreement
University of Michigan-Dearborn
To College1 Programs
Glen Oaks Community College
General Agreement
Grand Rapids Community College
General Agreement
Lansing Community College
General Agreement
Macomb Community College
General Agreement
Monroe County Community College
General Agreement
Mott Community College
General Agreement
Oakland Community College
General Agreement
From College1 Programs
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Computer Science