Where does WSU's revenue come from?
The continuing economic challenges and climate in the state of Michigan have resulted in reduction in the university’s operating appropriation, forcing an increase in tuition rates. However, Wayne State recognizes the importance of diversifying its sources of financial support and the importance of securing greater support from private sources in particular.
Current fund revenues FY 2007
General fund budget comparison: FY 2001 v. FY 2008
FY 2001- $381 M
In FY 2001, state appropriations provided two-thirds
of total university operating support.
FY 2008 - $504 M
In FY 2008, state appropriations provided one-third
of the total university operating support.