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Undergraduate (in-state)$28,887
($13,517)
Graduate (in-state)$37,215
($18,226)
Books & Supplies$1,246
On-Campus Living Costs $14,762
Off-Campus Living Costs $16,404

WSU 2021 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Wayne State University is $13,517 for Michigan residents and $28,887 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees are $18,226 for students living in Michigan and $37,215 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $14,762 when a student lives on campus and $16,404 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $44,895 when a student lives on campus and $46,537 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2020-2021 COA
In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs$29,525 (On-Campus)
$31,167 (Off-Campus)
$44,895 (On-Campus)
$46,537 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees$13,517$28,887
Books & Supplies$1,246
Room & Board$10,694 (on-campus) /$11,004 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$4,068 (on-campus) /$5,400 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$8,435
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$21,090 (On-Campus)
$22,732 (Off-Campus)
$36,460 (On-Campus)
$38,102 (Off-Campus)
[Chart] 2021 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees are $13,517 for Michigan residents and $28,887 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -8.29% compared to academic year 2019-2020.
2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Wayne State University
201820192020 2021
In-State$13,776 $14,175 $14,629 $13,517
Out-of-State$29,663 $30,522 $31,499 $28,887
[Chart]2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the graduate tuition & fees are $18,226 for Michigan residents and $37,215 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are stayed the same compared to academic year 2019-2020.
2021 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Wayne State University
201820192020 2021
In-State$17,164 $17,661 $18,226 $18,226
Out-of-State$35,045 $36,061 $37,215 $37,215
[Chart] 2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,246. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Wayne State University.
2021 Books & Supplies Costs
Wayne State University
201820192020 2021
Books & Supplies $1,196 $1,212 $1,246 $1,246
[Chart] 2021 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average costs for living costs at Wayne State University is $14,762 when living on campus and $16,404 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 16.03% compared to academic year 2019-2020. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.41% compared to academic year 2019-2020.
Living Costs
Wayne State University
201820192020 2021
On-CampusRoom & Board $10,102$10,550$10,102$10,694
Other Expenses $2,262$2,298$2,262$4,068
Off-CampusRoom & Board $9,288$9,396$9,288$11,004
Other Expenses $5,278$5,214$5,278$5,400
[Chart] 2021 Room & Boards and other Living Costs