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At Wayne State, you can get a quality education, be involved and prepare for a great career without getting a mountain of debt in return.

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A typical undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours per semester living in a Berry standard room with 12 meals per week.

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Iowa, South Dakota, and MSEP
Iowa, South Dakota, and MSEP

For Iowa, South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin residents. A typical undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours per semester living in a Berry standard room with 12 meals per week.

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A typical undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours per semester living in a Berry standard room with 12 meals per week.

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An Affordable Four-Year College Education

Wayne State is continually recognized for incredible value and affordability, without sacrificing quality. Awards in this category include "Most Affordable College in Nebraska," "Most Affordable Master's Degrees," and other cost distinctions by subject or degree type.

Most Affordable College in Nebraska, 2018 - College Affordability Guide

No. 1 in Nebraska

Most Affordable College in Nebraska, 2018

College Affordability Guide

Most Affordable Online Colleges for MBA, 2019 - SR Education Group. Most Affordable Master's in Business Administration (Online MBA Degree) Award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 7 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's in Business Administration, 2019

SR Education Group

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Human Resource Management 2019 - SR Education Group

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 9 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Human Resource Management, 2019

SR Education Group

Most Affordable Online Masters Degrees, 2018 - Edsmart. Cheapest online masters degrees award.

No. 3 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018-19

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Best Online Bachelor's in Human Resources, 2018 - GetEducated.com

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 7 in the U.S.

Best Buy for Online Bachelor's in Human Resource Management, 2018

GetEducated.com

Most Affordable Online Graduate School, 2018 - College Choice. Cheapest online graduate school. Most affordable masters degrees award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 6 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Graduate School, 2018

College Choice

Best Value Online MBA Degree, 2018 - AffordableColleges.com. Most Affordable Online Master's in Business Administration Degree Award.

No. 3 in the U.S.

Best Value Online Master's in Business Administration, 2018

AffordableColleges.com

Most Affordable Master's in Counseling, 2017 - Best Counseling Degrees. Cheapest counseling masters degrees award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 5 in the Midwest

Most Affordable Master's in Counseling, 2017-18

Best Counseling Degrees

Most Affordable Early Childhood Degree in the U.S. - College Affordability Guide

No. 4 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Early Childhood Education Degree, 2018

College Affordability Guide

Most Affordable Online Masters Human Resources Management 2019 - SR Education Group. Online masters in human resources award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 4 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's in Human Resources, 2019

SR Education Group

Most Affordable in Educational Administration Masters Online, 2018 - Grad School Hub. Least expensive education masters degree award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 3 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Master's in Educational Administration Online, 2018

Grad School Hub

Most Affordable Online College for a Masters in Education. Cheapest education masters degree. Most affordable teaching masters degree award.

No. 20 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Education Master's Degree Online, 2018

SR Education Group

Most Scholarship Aid Awarded, 2017 - Student Loan Report

No. 25 in the U.S.

Most Scholarship Aid Awarded, 2017-18

Student Loan Report

Most Affordable Graphic Design Degree in the U.S. - College Affordability Guide

No. 5 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Graphic Design Degree, 2018

College Affordability Guide

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018 - Great Value Colleges

No. 5 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018

Great Value Colleges

Most Affordable Online Colleges for MBA, 2018 - SR Education Group. Most Affordable Master's in Business Administration (Online MBA Degree) Award.

No. 7 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's in Business Administration, 2018

SR Education Group

Best Value Master's in Business Administration Degree, 2017 - Affordable Colleges. Most Affordable Online MBA Degree Award.

No. 3 in the U.S.

Best Value MBA Program, 2017

AffordableColleges.com

Most Affordable Online Colleges for MBA, 2017 - SR Education Group. Most Affordable Master's in Business Administration (Online MBA Degree) Award.

No. 6 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's in Business Administration, 2017

SR Education Group

Most Affordable Sports Management Masters Online, 2017 - SR Education Group.

No. 5 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Sports Management Master's Degree Online, 2017

SR Education Group

Financial Aid

Not only does Wayne State offer the region's most affordable tuition, most of our students will receive some sort of financial assistance. If you are Pell Eligible, our Advantage Program covers the remaining portion of your tuition.

Scholarships

Wayne State offers more than 200 scholarships and awards more than $3.3 million in scholarships. New, transfer and current students are eligible for scholarships based on academic ability, field of study, leadership ability and a variety of other criteria.

Out of State?

We offer several programs that can reduce your tuition. If you are from Iowa, South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin, you automatically qualify for a tuition discount. High-achieving students can even qualify for resident tuition rates.

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