Wayne State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Detroit, Michigan Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$13,517

Avg in-state tuition

$28,887

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Wayne State University

Wayne State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Detroit, Michigan. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,824, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 73%. The university offers 100 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $13,517, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $28,887.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

73% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 73%

Retention Rate 79%

Graduation Rate 48%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1230

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-27

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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58%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

27k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

55%

Black

15%

Asian

10%

Two or more races

7%

Hispanic

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

48% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

94%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,844
State Grant Aid $1,033
Institution Grant Aid $6,426
Pell Grant Aid $4,893
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.