Wayne State, founded in 1933, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Education; Engineering; Fine, Performing and Communication Arts; Liberal Arts; Lifelong Learning; Nursing; Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions; Science; and Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs; the Division of Health and Physical Education; the Graduate School; the Law School; and the Schools of Business Administration, Medicine and Social Work. Its 203-acre main campus is located in central

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
17,513
Undergraduates
7,198
Men - 41.1%
10,316
Women - 58.9%
8,738
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 17,231 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
560 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
565 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,629
Out-of-state: $31,499
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$12,914
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,365
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,043
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
25%
10-19
28%
20-29
24%
30-39
11%
40-49
5%
50-99
6%
Over 100
2%
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Detroit Population
665,369
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Warriors
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
12%
Black/African-American
16.2%
Hispanic/Latino
6.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
58.1%
Unknown
2.6%
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
81.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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