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Wayne State University

471 W. Palmer Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-3937

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: July 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 48.1% 52.1%
LSAT Score (Median) 158 157
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 155-161 154-159
GPA (Median) 3.50 3.33
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.26-3.69 3.05-3.61
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MI MI
School's bar passage rate: 77.8% 82.8%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.1% 72.5%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +2.7% +10.3%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 36.8% 22.5%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 72.8% 62.1%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $32,882 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $35,860 N/A
Room and Board: $14,148 $12,888
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 86.8% 64.7%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $20,000 $17,367
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $66,521 $82,397
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 73.0% 77.0%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 433 365
Men: 52.0% 57.8%
Women: 48.0% 42.2%
White: 77.8% N/A
Black: 7.9% N/A
Hispanic: 2.3% N/A
Asian: 1.4% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 7.6 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 77 N/A
Male: 54.5% N/A
Female: 45.5% N/A
Minority: 13.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $84,000 $71,000
Public Sector (Median): $55,000 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 633,352 642,272