School Overview

Wayne State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Detroit, Michigan. WSU ranked 303rd in National Universities and 21st in Michigan Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 26,241 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. WSU's acceptance rate is 63.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Wayne State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202
Admission Information
Net Price
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Wayne State University is 63.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.00%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate63.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

WSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,043 for Michigan residents and $30,013 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $18,937 for Michigan residents and $38,667 for out-of-students.
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,043$30,013
Graduate Tuition & Fees$18,937$38,667
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 26,241 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 18,883 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WSU has 17,503 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,738 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students26,241
Undergraduate Students17,503
Graduate Students8,738
Online Enrollment18,883

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs374 Programs
Number of online programs32 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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