Wayne State University

Wayne State University

Wayne State is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution in the heart of Detroit offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 27,000 students. There's no place on earth like Detroit. And there's no campus on earth like Wayne State. We're located in Midtown, the city center and one of the country's fastest growing neighborhoods. On campus, you'll find 200 acres of green space, walking paths and state-of-the-art facilities surrounded by renowned cultural institutions and industry-leading employers. Every day, Wayne State students and faculty participate in the reinvention of a great American city as they live, learn, work and play in the heart of Detroit.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Distance/online learning
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Ready for the kind of hands-on, real-life experience that's only possible at a top-ranked urban research university? A vibrant community of scholars stands ready to help you soar. Incoming freshmen are welcome to apply! You are considered a freshman if: • You are a current high school senior who will go to college after graduation • You are a high school graduate who has not earned credit at a college or university • You are a GED holder who has not earned credit at a college or university

Visit us

We know that visiting campus is one of the best ways to decide whether a college is the right fit for you. We want to make sure that you’re getting all the information you need during your college search and decision process, so we’ve designed a comprehensive campus visit experience with you in mind.

We invite you to explore wayne.edu/tour – this website is the best resource for Wayne State University tours, information sessions, and opportunities to connect with Warrior Guides and WSU Student Ambassadors. When you visit you will learn first-hand what it means to be #WarriorStrong.

This is truly a place where knowledge, passion and inspiration lead to new discoveries, and lives are forever changed. Where possibility meets opportunity – for everyone with the talent and desire to succeed.

Kimberly Andrews Espy, President
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Admissions office

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School location

42 W. Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48202, United States of America

Phone number

(313) 577-2100