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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,338 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,948 tuition
$9,026 on campus room & board
$1,122 books
$1,242 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$31,883 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,493 tuition
$9,026 on campus room & board
$1,122 books
$1,242 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,081 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
58% get federal aid ($5,245 avg)
11% get state aid ($773 avg)
76% get institn'l aid ($4,081 avg)
58% get loans ($5,975 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.66% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.71% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,593 82%
Federal Grant Aid $5,245 58%
Pell Grants $4,877 58%
Other Federal Grants $687 31%
Institution Grant Aid $4,081 76%
State Grant Aid $773 11%
Student Loans $5,975 58%
Federal Loans $5,874 58%
Other Loans $7,221 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: April 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Wayne State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $325
Out of State $746


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Gabrielle from Lathrup Village, MI
  • Oct-26-2013 I am a current student here

    The education at Wayne State is top notch, and a degree from there is respected by employers everywhere. Tuition will put a dent in your wallet, but it is totally worth it.

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