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Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University is a University institution located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 42 West Warren
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Detroit  48202
Contact Ms. Ericka M. Jackson
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-2100

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Labor Studies Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technical Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer/computer Systems Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical/electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Electromechanical/electromechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pathology/pathologist Assistant Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Funeral Direction/service Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Economics, Other Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,305
Applied
9,603
Accepted
16,851
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

9,488
Females Applied
5,927
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,817
Males Applied
3,676
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st October 1st
Early decision plan Not reported March 8th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 565 510 620
SAT Math 560 490 610
ACT Composite 24 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,532
In-state
31,060
Out-of-state
13,532
In-district
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Fees

1,667
Full-time student fees
10,992
Room & board
6,712
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,417
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,799
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,901
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,181
Avg. Loan Aid
4,935
Avg. Grant Aid
7,882
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
52.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,851
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.51%
Black or African American 15.84%
White or Caucasian 56.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 12.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.17%
Other 2.36%

Gender

Male (40.6%)
Female (59.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 12%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Festifall, Late Night Breakfast and International Fair

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
VIN etching, bike patrol, safety and defense classes, K-9 unit, victim assistance, confidential tip line

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,639
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,003
Part-time - 636
Male - 764
Female - 875
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