Wayne State University

Men's MCLA
9 / 10
17,574 Undergrads / 27,025 Students
4 / 10
$15,012 Net Price
3 / 10
73% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
20% / 48%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team usually travels around the Great Lakes region to nearby schools like University of Michigan-Flint, University of Findlay, University of Akron, and Holy Cross College.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Canada
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Saginaw Michigan Area
  • Ontario Canada
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Lansing Michigan Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Detroit Public Schools
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Beaumont Health System
  • State of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • DTE Energy
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • University of Michigan
  • Quicken Loans
  • Comerica Bank
  • St. John Providence Health System
  • Detroit Medical Center
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
480 - 620
500 - 610
1030 - 1270
21 - 28
19 - 27
21 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 15,716 5,941 9,591
% Admitted 73% 75% 72%
% Admits That Enroll 26% 27% 25%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.37
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (20%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (12%)
    Psychology, General (8%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Engineering (7%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
    Education (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Human Services, General (5%)
    International Business/Trade/Commerce (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Social Work (4%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
    Organizational Behavior Studies (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$13,517 $26,220
    Books & Supplies$1,246 $1,246
    Cost of Living$10,382 $10,382
    Personal Expenses$2,341 $2,341
    Sticker Price$27,486 $39,308

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship97%$9,243
    Federal Grants48%$5,844
    Pell Grants48%$5,212
    Other Federal16%$1,902
    State & Local Grants8%$1,033
    Institutional Grants94%$6,426
    Student Loans49%$6,142
    Federal Loans49%$5,076
    Other Loans5%$10,460

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $397 Million $14,684

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $22,899.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,500 $243

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 10,461 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $40,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.49 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 20% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 4
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 1
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 3 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson 2 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    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. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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