Wayne State University

Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,100
Tuition & Fees $30,013
Student Population 26,241
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,435

Academic Overview

Wayne State University Campus, Detroit, MI
Wayne State University is a public, four-years institute located in Detroit, Michigan. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $14,043 for Michigan residents and $30,013 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,241 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from Wayne State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $52,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, WSU's tuition & fees is $14,043 for Michigan residents and $30,013 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $18,937 for in-state students and $38,667 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at WSU. The acceptance rate of WSU is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26%. The average graduation rate is 52% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,435 and 78% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,241 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Wayne State University is 69 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Wayne State University is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Wayne State University is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Wayne State University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Wayne State University is 26,241
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Wayne State University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,435 at Wayne State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202
Online Applicationwayne.edu/apply
Financial Aidfinaid.wayne.edu/
Net Price Calculatoroira.wayne.edu/net-price-calculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionhttps://omvae.wayne.edu
Disability Servicestudentdisability.wayne.edu

Offered Degrees

WSU offers 387 major programs through online and on-site education where 33 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Two but less than four years certificate151
Bachelor's Degree1008
Post Bachelor's Degree273
Master's Degree1229
Post Master's Degree498
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship564
Doctor's degree - professional practice180

Special Learning Opportunities

Wayne State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,835)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,930)

Veterans Benefits

Wayne State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges