Wayne State University

Wayne State University (WSU), founded in 1868, is nationally recognized as a metropolitan academic and research institution.

Wayne State University (WSU), founded in 1868, is nationally recognized as a metropolitan academic and research institution.  WSU offers graduates and undergraduates more than 400 academic and certificate programs including professional degrees in the fields of pharmacy, business, law and medicine through its 13 schools and colleges. WSU has the nation’s largest single-campus medical school, and partners with numerous specialty hospitals, health systems and research centers in training a high percentage of Michigan’s physicians, as well as health care providers who practice throughout the nation.

Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit is comprised of 100 buildings on nearly 200 acres.  WSU also has five extension centers that provide higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Numbering close to 29,000, WSU students comprise the most diverse student body among Michigan’s 15 public universities reflecting the cultural richness of the area. The student body represents 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries. 

WSU’s faculty is the core of the academic community and the University’s most valuable asset. Through teaching, scholarship, research and mentoring, the faculty creates and maintains a responsible community of learners across disciplines. Many of the faculty members are national or international experts in their fields and many are widely published in books and scholarly journals. Twenty-nine members of Wayne State’s faculty have the title of distinguished professor, the highest recognition for academic achievement.

Wayne State’s community of scholars is open to those who meet the University’s high standards of academic achievement, intelligence, initiative and the kind of personal integrity that leads to good citizenship. Wayne State welcomes students from many different cultural, socioeconomic, religious and national backgrounds, in the conviction that intellectual capital and social energy profit from diversity.

Visit WSU at http://wayne.edu.