Wayne State University is on a 195-acre campus in an urban setting in Detroit, Michigan. There are many activities and organizations for Wayne State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Wayne State University also has fraternities and sororities.
Wayne State University students' favorite campus events are Festifall, Late Night Breakfast and International Fair.
Wayne State University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Wayne State University students live on campus. In 2021, 7% of undergrads at Wayne State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 93% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wayne State University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Wayne State University offers coed housing.
At Wayne State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Wayne State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||Club Teams||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 2||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Wayne State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Wayne State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Wayne State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Wayne State University has VIN etching, bike patrol, safety and defense classes, K-9 unit, victim assistance, confidential tip line.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Wayne State University, take Interstate 75/94 to Detroit, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Wayne State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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