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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electromechanical Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Foreign Languages Related Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/Near Eastern And Semitic Languages Related Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pathologist Assistant Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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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
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Chemistry Related Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Related Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Economics Related Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,331
Applied
10,334
Accepted
17,322
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

9,164
Females Applied
6,153
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,167
Males Applied
4,181
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.36
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 Not reported
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 560 500 610
SAT Math 549 500 600
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,264
In-state
28,151
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,512
Full-time student fees
10,106
Room & board
6,308
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,281
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,149
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,396
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,167
Avg. Loan Aid
5,283
Avg. Grant Aid
7,129
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
50%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,322
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.16%
Black or African American 16.8%
White or Caucasian 58.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 9.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.83%
Other 3.48%

Gender

Male (44.42%)
Female (55.58%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 13%

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 No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No 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 Checkmark Checkmark 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 No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,740
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,034
Part-time - 706
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