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Wayne State University

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Wayne State University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1868. WSU, which is near the center of the city, is in Detroit, MI. This big university is the third largest institution in the state of Michigan. This university offers subjects such as educational leadership, teaching, and gerontology. WSU offers students 33 certificates, 85 bachelors level degrees, 113 masters level degrees, and 45 doctoral level degrees. 31,505 students sought degrees from the 163 programs at this university in 2010. This university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan.

Admission

9,397 students applied for admission to WSU in 2010. Wayne State admitted around 85% of applicants or 8,081 students. About 60% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

9,397 students applied for admission to WSU in 2010. Wayne State admitted around 85% of applicants or 8,081 students. About 60% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 86%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 87%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 86%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 31,505 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 31,505 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13232
  • Total Enrolled Female: 18273
  • Undergraduate Male: 8752
  • Undergraduate Female: 12085
  • Graduate Male: 4374
  • Graduate Female: 6294

Faculty Demographics

2,958 instructors work for Wayne State. About 61% of faculty are full-time and approximately 38% of teachers are part-time. About 43% of teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

2,958 instructors work for Wayne State. About 61% of faculty are full-time and approximately 38% of teachers are part-time. About 43% of teachers are female.

  • Male: 1667
  • Female: 1291
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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