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 Wayne State University

Wayne State University - Detroit, MI

656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

General information:(313)577-2424
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:30,765(20,589 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $8,643 $9,026 $9,809 -8%
Out-of-state $18,412 $19,226 $20,921 -8%
Books and supplies $972 $980 $1,100 -11%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,659 $8,253 $8,696 -5%
Other $1,841 $1,854 $1,890 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,674 $6,721 $8,640 -29%
Other $3,410 $3,434 $4,950 -44%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,410 $3,434 $4,635 -26%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $19,115 $20,113 $21,495 -5%
Off Campus $19,699 $20,161 $24,499 -17%
Off Campus with Family $13,025 $13,440 $15,544 -13%
Out-of-state
On Campus $28,884 $30,313 $32,607 -6%
Off Campus $29,468 $30,361 $35,611 -14%
Off Campus with Family $22,794 $23,640 $26,656 -12%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $9,381
In-state fees $1,197
Out-of-state tuition $21,533
Out-of-state fees $1,197
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $12,308
In-state fee $1,317
Out-of-state tuition $27,184
Out-of-state fees $1,317
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,214 90% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,015 82% $15,300,291 $7,593
Federal grants 1,422 58% $7,458,174 $5,245
Pell grants 1,422 58% $6,934,997 $4,877
Other federal grants 762 31% $523,177 $687
State/local government grant or scholarships 282 11% $217,899 $773
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,868 76% $7,624,218 $4,081
Student loan aid 1,423 58% $8,502,068 $5,975
Federal student loans 1,418 58% $8,328,758 $5,874
Other student loans 24 1% $173,310 $7,221
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 13,802 66% $89,721,857 $6,501
Pell grants 10,274 49% $48,087,506 $4,681
Federal student loans 11,863 57% $90,868,883 $7,660

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $10,011 $9,035 $10,295
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $8,835 $7,361 $8,176
$30,001 - $48,000 $10,199 $8,783 $9,751
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,955 $12,231 $12,612
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,330 $14,602 $15,245
$110,001 and more $14,669 $15,165 $15,688

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 30,765
Undergraduate enrollment 20,589
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,080
Graduate enrollment 10,176
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,468 3,734 5,734
Percent admitted 76% 76% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 76% 29% 24%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 0 0%
ACT 2393 97%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading . .
SAT Math . .
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 18 25
ACT English 17 25
ACT Math 17 25
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 45 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (with football)MenWomen
Baseball 37-
Basketball 1417
Fencing 1614
Football 101-
Golf 16-
Softball -18
Swimming and Diving 2927
Tennis 97
Track and Field, X-Country 159
Volleyball -14

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/20/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission07/21/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/20/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2002 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/01/2007 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1915 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics

01/01/1980 Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

03/17/2004 Pre-Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

12/05/1939 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1937 Accredited
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation

Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees

04/21/1983 Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs

01/01/1948 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

03/01/1967 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

08/01/1960 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

10/14/1969 - 03/01/2002Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

03/01/2002 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

10/14/1969 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

10/03/2003 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

10/03/2003 Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level

04/01/1964 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

06/18/2011 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

06/01/1953 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

03/01/1977 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1942 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation

Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/2002 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1972 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1989 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession110
Drug law violations00 1
Liquor law violations535214
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 110
Drug law violations 001
Liquor law violations 465014
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 522
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 153
Aggravated assault 252
Burglary 392318
Motor vehicle theft 18168
Arson 012
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 210
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 100
Burglary 242313
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 001
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate9.5%
Number in default584
Number in repayment6,108

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00232900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-12----
Category total-12----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies1-----
American/United States Studies/Civilization1-0---
East Asian Studies8-----
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies7-----
Category total23-0---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Anatomy-0-0--
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-2-4--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other-36----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General18-5--
Biotechnology-3----
Environmental Toxicology--0---
Immunology-0-4--
Molecular Biology-0-3--
Molecular Toxicology-0-0--
Neurobiology and Anatomy-0----
Neuroscience---0--
Oncology and Cancer Biology-0-8--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology---0--
Physiology, General-0-7--
Category total18849031--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting133--1-
Business Administration and Management, General-283----
Finance, General1-----
Human Resources Management and Services, Other----0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce3-----
Labor Studies2-----
Labor and Industrial Relations-11----
Management Information Systems, General33-----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General86-----
Organizational Behavior Studies1-----
Taxation-9----
Category total459336--1-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia--3---
Health Communication--3---
Journalism1-----
Public Relations/Image Management32-----
Radio and Television25-----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1430-8--
Category total1053068--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General2617-70-
Information Science/Studies1-----
Category total2717-70-
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education73----
Bilingual and Multilingual Education-25----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-4503--
Curriculum and Instruction--119--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-3----
Education, Other16-----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments0-----
Educational Evaluation and Research-4-5--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--363--
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision-41----
Educational/Instructional Technology-3286--
Elementary Education and Teaching3865----
English/Language Arts Teacher Education11----
Foreign Language Teacher Education10----
Health Teacher Education35----
Mathematics Teacher Education19----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2415-1--
Reading Teacher Education-511--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education16----
Secondary Education and Teaching-72----
Social Studies Teacher Education14----
Special Education and Teaching, General4429342--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth--6---
Technical Teacher Education16----
Category total2373709630--
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering05725--
Chemical Engineering227-4--
Civil Engineering, General1934-4--
Computer Engineering, General-10-5--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3027-3--
Engineering, Other-114---
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering--0---
Industrial Engineering1525-2--
Manufacturing Engineering-3----
Mechanical Engineering2254-4--
Polymer/Plastics Engineering--1---
Systems Engineering----0-
Category total1082287270-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology3-----
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician2-----
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other0-----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician26-----
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology1-----
Engineering Technology, General-5----
Engineering/Industrial Management-16--0-
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician-1----
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other0-----
Industrial Technology/Technician1-----
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician4-----
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician20-----
Category total5722--0-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General313-11--
Category total9113-11--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management261----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General548-4--
Human Development and Family Studies, General-2----
Category total8011-4--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General40----
Comparative Literature-0----
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General208-1--
German Language and Literature20----
Linguistics12----
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other25----
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3-----
Spanish Language and Literature11----
Category total4016-1--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-61----
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, General----0-
Audiology/Audiologist---7--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist18---7-
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2433-1--
Dietetics/Dietitian9---6-
Environmental Health--1---
Genetic Counseling/Counselor-6----
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other32-----
Health/Medical Physics-8-2--
International Public Health/International Health--0---
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing-30----
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist25-----
Medical Scientist-11---
Medicine-----305
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other--4---
Nurse Anesthetist-200---
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery--1---
Nursing Administration----0-
Nursing Education--19---
Nursing Science---4-2
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene-23---
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-27----
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant11-----
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing--0---
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design---8--
Pharmacy-----87
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs-0----
Physical Therapy/Therapist-----33
Physician Assistant-45----
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing-2----
Public Health, General-44---
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing-2----
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-0----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse105-----
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other--0---
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--1---
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-8----
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing--1---
Category total224249352213427
History Colleges
History, General1603--
Public/Applied History--26---
Category total316263--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies15----
Category total1245----
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law-4----
Law-----198
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-4----
Tax Law/Taxation-9----
Category total-17---198
Library Science Colleges
Library and Information Science-21214-0-
Category total-21214-0-
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-5----
Mathematics, General12-5--
Statistics, General-5----
Category total1912-5--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Computational Science--0---
Dispute Resolution-70---
Gerontology--7---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other516----
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution--2---
Category total51139---
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science12-----
Category total12-----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science---0--
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-19----
Category total-19-0--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Funeral Direction/Service12-----
Category total12-----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy41-0--
Category total41-0--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy0-----
Chemistry, General269-25--
Chemistry, Other5-----
Geology/Earth Science, General71----
Materials Science-3-0--
Physical Sciences, Other13-----
Physics, General89-10--
Category total5922-35--
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology-10----
Educational Psychology-12-7--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-5----
Psychology, General115-19--
School Psychology-151---
Category total27357126--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration1620----
Social Work7129474--
Category total8731474--
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology14-2--
Economics, General1636--
Geography4-----
Political Science and Government, General47-5--
Sociology15-3--
Urban Studies/Affairs10-----
Category total17922316--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation42----
Art/Art Studies, General14----
Cinematography and Film/Video Production12-----
Dance, General10-----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2214-1--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies2-----
Music Performance, General--1---
Music, General365----
Category total1832511--
Grand total33207820523114625