Wayne State University

Mission Statement


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • Student Body: 27,064
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.wayne.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 67.41%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 67.41%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $12,264
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $28,151
  • In State Grad Tuition: $15,336
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $33,217
  • Room and Board: $10,102
  • Books and Supplies: $1,196
  • Other Fees: $1,512
  • Net Price In-District/State: $13,287
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,653
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,112 / 1,541
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 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: 42
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: 14%
  • Engineering: 12%
  • Health Professions: 10%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 10%
  • Psychology: 8%

Academic Programs

Wayne State University offers 388 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.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsWayne State University offers 97 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Technician
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies, Technicians, Other
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
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 121 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 69 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
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 70 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: 27,064
  • 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%

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