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Total Enrollment 26,241
Undergraduate 17,503
Graduate 8,738
Men 10,673
Women 15,568

WSU Student Population

There are 26,241 students including 17,503 undergraduate and 8,738 graduate students at Wayne State University for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 18,831 full-time and 7,410 part-time students with gender distribution of 10,673 male and 15,568 female students. Wayne State University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 18,883 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Wayne State University has a total enrollment of 26,241 with a gender distribution of 40.67% male (10,673 students) and 59.33% female (15,568 students). There are 7,190 male and 10,313 female students in undergraduate school and 3,483 male and 5,255 female students are attending graduate school at Wayne State University.
Student Population By Gender
Wayne State University
TotalMenWomen
Total26,24110,67315,568
Undergraduate17,5037,19010,313
Graduate8,7383,4835,255
Full-time18,8317,48811,343
Part-time7,4103,1854,225
[Chart] Wayne State University 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Wayne State University has 18,831 full-time and 7,410 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 13,407 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 4,096 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 5,424 students are full-time and 3,314 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Wayne State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total26,24118,8317,410
Undergraduate17,50313,4074,096
Graduate8,7385,4243,314
Men10,6737,4883,185
Women15,56811,3434,225
[Chart] Wayne State University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Wayne State University, 18,883 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 5,135 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 26,241 students. In undergraduate schools, 17,463 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 6,555 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Wayne State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total26,24117,5038,738
Online Exclusively18,88314,1464,737
In Some Online Classes5,1353,3171,818
Not In Online Classes2,223402,183
[Chart] Wayne State University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Wayne State University. There are 68 American Indian/Native American, 14,540 White, 3,901 Black/African American, 2,680 Asian, 1,447 Hispanic, 15 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 991 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Wayne State University
TotalMenWomen
Total26,24110,67315,568
American Indian/Native American682741
Asian2,6801,1711,509
Black/African American3,9011,2182,683
Hispanic1,447551896
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1569
White14,5406,1188,422
Two More1,8007021,098
Race Un-Known672289383
[Chart] Wayne State UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Wayne State University.
Age Distribution
Wayne State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total26,24117,5038,738
Under 185985980
Age 18-195,3265,3242
Age 20-215,2485,086162
Age 22-245,7853,4352,350
Age 25-294,9061,6893,217
Age 30-341,9185901,328
Age 35-39896267629
Age 40-491,000303697
Age 50-64478172306
Over 64863947
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Wayne State University 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment