656 W. Kirby Detroit, MI 48202 313-577-3577
http://wayne.edu admissions@wayne.edu
About Wayne State University
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 219 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 20,736
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 1%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,773 In state, $10,941 Out of state
  • Room and Board $6,700
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 19,113
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Week featuring International Fair, Indian Students Association Cultural Show, Chinese New Year, Sikh Parade, Multicultural Amerasian Cultural Show; International Holiday Lighting, Muslim Student Association Annual Dinner, New Student Convocat
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Chi Epsilon (civil engineering), Eta Kappa Nu (electrical engineering), Pi Tau Sigma ( mechanical engineering), Tau Alpha Pi (engineering tech), Tau Beta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Si
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Club, Campus Advance, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chi Alpha Christian Org, Christians on Campus, Full Moon Circle, Glory Phi God, Gospel Chorale (WSU), International Student Ministry, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship,
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Albanian American Student Org. , Arab Student Association, Arabic Cultural Club, Armenian Students Association, Bangladesh Student Association, Black Convocation Committee, Chaldean American Student Assoc. , Filipino Studen
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Romulus (20), Detroit (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Detroit (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Detroit (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 34%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 32%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 33%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 8%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Museums Detroit Public Library; Detroit Institute of the Arts; Detroit Historical Museum; Detroit Science Center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 300
  • Number Of Subscriptions 22,606
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Number of e-books 43,512
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Digital collections such as Virtual Motor City; Costume Collection; Tony Spina photographs; Walter Reuther Archives; Ramsey Collection of Children's Literature
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,500
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,847,036
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,383,826
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 74,179
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 300
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American Axle, Comerica Bank, DaimlerChrysler, Ford Motor Company, Handleman Company
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 8,098
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 76%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis