Wayne State is on a 195-acre campus in the urban setting of Detroit, Michigan.
There are many activities and organizations for Wayne State students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Wayne State has fraternities and sororities.
The Wayne State community comes together each year for Festifall, Late Night Breakfast and International Fair.
This table offers information on housing at Wayne State.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||12%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||88%|
Wayne State offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Wayne State students live off campus. In 2022, 12% of undergrads at Wayne State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Wayne State. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Wayne State offers coed housing.
At Wayne State 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:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Fencing||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||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 campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Wayne State offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Wayne State 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, take Interstate 75/94 to Detroit, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan airport.
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