Admissions & Financial Aid

From our exciting urban campus to our world-class faculty, Wayne State offers countless opportunities for you to pursue your dreams and develop the skills you'll need to succeed in the ever-changing global marketplace. At WSU, you'll find a supportive environment for research, scholarly activities and other creative endeavors. Whether you're pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree, you can explore the endless opportunities that await you at Michigan's only urban research university.

Financial aid

A college education is one of the most important investments you'll ever make. Our financial aid site provides easy access to everything you'll need to help finance your Wayne State education, including cost calculators, eligibility requirements, step-by-step instructions and more.


We know finances are a key factor in your college decision. That's why we offer wide array of scholarships based on different qualifying criteria. 

Tuition and fees

Wayne State University is committed to making education affordable and accessible to all students, and we have the lowest tuition rate of the state’s three research universities (Michigan State University and the University of Michigan are the others). Based on our tuition equity program, undergraduate students may qualify for the in-state tuition rate based on residency, attendance or service requirements, see Qualifying for In-State Tuition