Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Questions and Answers

Jaida M.
23 hours ago
What is the cost range for the different housing that is available to freshmen?
Jaida M.
23 hours ago
How many transfer students does Wayne State University receive each semester?
Jaida M.
23 hours ago
Does Wayne State University include a vegetarian diet in its meal plans?
Kaia T.
24 days ago
Is the school culture at Wayne State University more competitive or communal?
Wayne State University
Hello Kaia! Wayne State is a very collaborative campus in which students, faculty, and staff support one another in the pursuit of academic excellence. I hope this information helps.
Maryam Y.
1 month ago
What is the average amount of financial aid students receive at Wayne State University?
Wayne State University
Hello Maryam, The average need-based scholarship or grant awarded to first-year students at Wayne State University was $7,939. As far as merit scholarships, the average awarded to students is roughly $5,582.
Amaris J.
2 months ago
How does Wayne State University campus ensure safety for your students?
Wayne State University
Wayne State takes campus safety very seriously. In addition to having our own WSU Police Dept who are present on campus 24/7, we have initiatives like our 200+ emergency blue lights placed all over campus that result in a 90-second respond time from WSUPD, programs like Safewalk that allow you to be escorted from anywhere on campus to your destination by a WSU officer and more. Learn about all of our safety programs at: https://police.wayne.edu/safety

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Less Selective (71% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

58% White
16% Black
8% Asian
5% Hispanic
4% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)133k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)88k
Senior Financial Analyst80k
Software Engineer78k
Electrical Engineer75k
Marketing Manager73k
Based on 15,554 student responses
52.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
90kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
53%in High-Meaning careers
21%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$31,499 / year
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