Wayne State University

General Information

Website www.wayne.edu
Address 656 West Kirby Street
City Detroit
State MI
Zip 48202
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 77%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 13.3%
Five-year graduation rate 28.8%
Six-year graduation rate 39.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 37.8%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 17,220
Endowment Assets $325,394,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Net Price Calculator Website budget.wayne.edu/netpriceCalculator/npcalc.htm
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 27%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.30
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal -
Median SAT Math -
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 23.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 20 - 26)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 79.9%
In-State Tuition and Fees $11,814
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $25,254
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $24,904
Average Net Price After Grants $11,910
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,654
Median earnings 10 years after entry $39,900
Median debt of completers $22,258
Federal Loan Default Rate 7.7%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 47.4%
% Underrepresented Minority 22.2%
% Black 17.2%
% Latino 4.7%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 8.7%
% White 57.2%
% Two or More Races 3.4%
% Other 8.4%
% Noresident Aliens 4.0%
% Female 55.4%
% Male 44.6%
% Age 25 and Over 19.4%
% Part-time 32.6%