School Overview

Wayne State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Detroit, Michigan. WSU ranked 226th in National Universities and 25th in Michigan Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 24,919 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 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 63.26% last year (undergraduate school).
Wayne State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
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Address42 W. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
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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 63.26% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.45%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate63.26 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.45 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

WSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $15,199 for Michigan residents and $32,727 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$15,199$32,727
Graduate Tuition & Fees$18,937$38,667
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 24,919 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 6,526 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WSU has 16,839 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,080 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students24,919
Undergraduate Students16,839
Graduate Students8,080
Online Enrollment6,526

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs333 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

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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
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