|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,437 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wayne State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,093 applications and 9,036 students were granted admission. Wayne State University is at the #79 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 97% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||983 to 1260|
|ACT||20 to 27|
Wayne State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $24,763 and in-state students paid $10,812.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Wayne State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,844 (which is 9.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wayne State University in 2016-2017, was 1,081, which is 47% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,228 (which is 1.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wayne State University has enrolled a total of 27,238 students (18,233 students full-time and 9,005 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 27,238 students, 1,876 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 17,220 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 10,018 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,603 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 15%
Non-resident alien: 9%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wayne State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Legal Professions And Studies||12%||431|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||11%||387||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||372||214|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||105|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||98||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||74||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wayne State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wayne State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,900. Last year, out of the total 5,429 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,778 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,713 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,913 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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