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Wayne State University Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is a major offered under the business, management and marketing program of study at Wayne State University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in HR, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Wayne State Bachelor’s in HR

#155 in the U.S
#8 in Michigan

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at Wayne State was ranked #155 on College Factual's Best Schools for HR list. It is also ranked #8 in Michigan.

Here are some of the other rankings for Wayne State.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 11
Most Popular Colleges for Human Resource Management 25
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 65
Best Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 92
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 92
Best Human Resource Management Master’s Degree Schools 154
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 154
Best Human Resource Management Schools 155
Best Value Colleges for Human Resource Management 155
Most Focused Colleges for Human Resource Management 165
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 194
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Human Resource Management 248

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in HR from Wayne State Cost?

$14,629 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$26,750 Average Student Debt

Wayne State Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Wayne State was $996 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $434 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $13,024 $29,894
Fees $1,605 $1,605
Books and Supplies $1,246 $1,246
On Campus Room and Board $10,694 $10,694
On Campus Other Expenses $4,068 $4,068

Learn more about Wayne State tuition and fees.

Wayne State HR Bachelor’s Student Debt

You may also want to consider how much in student loans you’ll need when thinking about the overall cost to attend a school. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at Wayne State in HR walked away with an average of $26,750 in student debt. That is 9% lower than the national average of $29,478.


How Much Can You Make With a Bachelor’s in HR From Wayne State?

$42,000 Average Salary
Average Earnings Boost

HR who receive their bachelor’s degree from Wayne State make an average of $42,000 a year during the early days of their career. That is about the same as the national average of $42,441.


Does Wayne State Offer an Online Bachelor’s in HR?

Wayne State does not offer an online option for its HR bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Wayne State Online Learning page.

Wayne State Bachelor’s Student Diversity for HR

155 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
65.2% Women
37.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 155 bachelor’s degrees in HR awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 65.2% of the HR students who took home a bachelor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 67.9%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 37.4% of the HR bachelor’s degrees at Wayne State in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 35%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 28
Hispanic or Latino 6
Native American or Alaska Native 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 95
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Bachelor’s in HR Focus Areas at Wayne State

Human Resource Management students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Labor & Industrial Relations 3
Organizational Behavior Studies 151
Labor Studies 1

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to human resource management.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 116
Finance & Financial Management 140
International Business 186
Management Information Systems 78
Marketing 141

View All Human Resource Management Related Majors >


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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