Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    502
  • Program Cost
    $8,294
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
5201 Cass Avenue
Room 200 Prentis Bldg
Detroit, Michigan 48202, United States
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A Wayne State business degree opens doors worldwide. Graduates join a strong network of more than 31,000 successful business alumni. Whether it’s finding an internship, landing a job or advancing your career, there’s likely a Wayne State alum nearby, ready to help. And our Career Planning and Placement Office is there to assist you during your job search and throughout your career. During their time at Wayne State, our students gain experience and expertise through skill development, experiential learning and extracurricular activities that only a world-renowned urban research institution can provide. Our faculty combines the strength of rigorous academic research with the wisdom of practical experience to deliver an unrivaled educational experience. Since we serve so many types of students, from new freshman to senior executives, we offer many educational options. You can take classes at any of our campuses. Additionally, we offer online courses that provide the ultimate in flexibility. The high level of academic quality, competitive tuition rates and ample scholarship opportunities for business students (we award $600,000 in scholarships annually) make a Wayne State business degree the area’s best value in business education. At Wayne State, we will help you achieve your goals and be successful. If we can assist you in any way, please call our Office of Student Services at 313-577-4505 or 800-910-EARN (3276). Aim Higher! Join the Wayne State School of Business Administration.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    31%

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About Wayne State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
31% School of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

502 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
59% 475
63% 502
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 454
31% 31.0
70% 70.0
Female
54% 54
International
6% 6
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
28% 28
Operations
19% 19
General Management
15% 15
Marketing / Sales
15% 15
Human Resources
9% 9
Management
6% 6
Other
6% 6
Consulting
2% 2
Manufacturing
30% 30
Other
21% 21
Financial Services
18% 18
Technology
7% 7
Consumer Products
6% 6
Media / Entertainment
6% 6
Pharma / Health Care
4% 4
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Government
3% 3
Non-Profit
1% 1
Consulting
1% 1
Real Estate
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
3% 3
710 to 739
1% 1
1% 1
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
3% 3
3% 3
620 to 649
4% 4
4% 4
590 to 619
7% 7
9% 9
560 to 589
9% 9
12% 12
530 to 559
13% 13
13% 13
500 to 529
3% 3
4% 4
Under 500
58% 58
51% 51
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • Other

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$8,294
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $618
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$16,022
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,262
10% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
28% 84
10% 29
Students in Core Classes
33 School of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
35% 35
Team project
25% 25
Case study
15% 15
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • General Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Requirements for Graduation
  • N/A
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 36
  • Average # of months to complete program 41
  • Six-Year completion rate 66%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
African American
11% 11
Not Reported
11% 11
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.