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 82%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 18.5%
Five-year graduation rate 37.0%
Six-year graduation rate 46.6%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 31.7%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 17,297
Endowment Assets $366,732,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training
Net Price Calculator Website oira.wayne.edu/net-price-calculator/npcalc.htm
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 31%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.37
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 550 (25th - 75th percentile = 480 - 620)
Median SAT Math 572 (25th - 75th percentile = 503 - 640)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 23.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 20 - 27)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 81.5%
In-State Tuition and Fees $12,269
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $26,220
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $25,357
Average Net Price After Grants $13,287
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,897
Median earnings 10 years after entry $40,800
Median debt of completers $22,899
Federal Loan Default Rate 8.2%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 43.8%
% Underrepresented Minority 21.5%
% Black 15.9%
% Latino 5.2%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 9.3%
% White 59.0%
% Two or More Races 3.7%
% Other 6.5%
% Noresident Aliens 2.8%
% Female 55.7%
% Male 44.3%
% Age 25 and Over 18.0%
% Part-time 30.3%