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Wayne State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,704 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,754 tuition
$10,694 on campus room & board
$1,256 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2020/2021)

$35,108 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,158 tuition
$10,694 on campus room & board
$1,256 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2020/2021)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,732 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
44% get federal aid ($6,288 avg)
14% get state aid ($653 avg)
90% get institn'l aid ($6,732 avg)
45% get loans ($6,198 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,675 44%
Federal Grant Aid $6,288 44%
Pell Grants $4,844 44%
Other Federal Grants $1,917 19%
Institution Grant Aid $6,732 90%
State Grant Aid $653 14%
Student Loans $6,198 45%
Federal Loans $5,158 45%
Other Loans $11,006 3%

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


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • khurrom from hamtramck, mi
  • I am a current student here

    kind of expensive to purchase supplies when they are custom made books. scholarship cover some of the tuition because of the student fees.

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  • William from Wyandotte, MI
  • I am a current student here

    I live at home, (downriver area) and commute to school every day. I like the fact that I am close to home, I can keep my part time job, which helps me to pay my tuition and books, etc. There are a lot of teacher/professors who are able to help you when you need it. I love the campus.

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