Wayne State University

country rank  114
world rank  229

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University Overview

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Detroit (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Wayne State University (WSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wayne State University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WSU
Founded 1868
Motto Industry, Intelligence, Integrity
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
48202 Michigan
United States
T +1 (313) 577 2424
F +1 (313) 577 3200

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 42 West Warren, The Welcome Center
Detroit 48202
+1 (313) 577 3577

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wayne State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1915


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018