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Wayne State is a public graduate school in Detroit, Michigan. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 9,451 graduate students. Of the 121 graduate programs offered at Wayne State University, 9 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Wayne State University are Social Work, Medicine, and Business. 39% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
9,451
Part-Time Grad Students
3,661
Research Assistants
333
Teaching Assistants
454
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    14.8%
  • African American
    13.1%
  • Asian
    6.1%
  • Unknown
    3.7%
  • Hispanic
    3.2%
  • Multiracial
    2.5%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Driven
    21%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Intellectual
    11%
  • Organized
    5%
  • Collaborative
    26%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 19 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    16%
  • Great brand name
    5%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    32%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    37%
  • Prepared 4 real world and supportive/helpful.
    11%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
95%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 19 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 19 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 19 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 19 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    16%
  • $50K-$75K
    32%
  • $25K-$50K
    26%
  • <$25K
    26%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 19 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    5%
  • $100K-$125K
    5%
  • $75K-$100K
    11%
  • <$50K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    68%
74%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 19 responses

Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$15,097
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$656
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
No data available  
National
$217,500

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