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Wayne State University

Wayne
#244 / #88
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#842
Most Desirable School
American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan

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About Wayne State University

According to Wikipedia, Wayne State University is a public research university in Detroit, Michigan. It is Michigan's third-largest university. Founded in 1868, Wayne State consists of 13 schools and colleges offering approximately 350 programs to nearly 24,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Wayne State University, along with the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, compose the University Research Corridor of Michigan. Wayne State is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".

Wayne State University's Online Degrees

MEd in Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Information Management
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MBA in Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • Accounting systems
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Digital/Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Financial accounting
  • Healthcare Supply Chain Management
  • Global supply chain management
  • Human resources
  • Information systems management
  • International business
  • Required Credits: 117
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Mortuary Science
  • Required Credits: 56
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Library and Information Science
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BA in Social Work
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Sports Administration
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Theatre and Dance
  • Required Credits: 32
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Wayne State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
15,18163%56%110023

How Much Does Wayne State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$13,532$1,667

How Much Do Wayne State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Wayne State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $52,300 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Wayne State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
20,11015,6164,494

Where is Wayne State University?

Wayne State University is located at 42 W. Warren Ave., Detroit MI 48202

What Is Wayne State University Known For?

Wayne State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Wayne State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Nursing
#15
World Rank
#15
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#9
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nursing Degrees
Social Work
#13
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#13
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#12
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social-work Degrees
Medical
#92
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#98
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#38
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medicine Degrees
Philosophy
#127
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#135
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#41
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philosophy Degrees
Chemistry
#215
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#246
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#55
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chemistry Degrees
Literature
#187
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#225
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#71
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literature Degrees
Law
#240
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#251
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#81
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Communications
#281
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#301
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#87
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communications Degrees
Computer Science
#291
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#273
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#88
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computer-science Degrees
Business
#234
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#225
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#92
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business Degrees
Psychology
#188
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#196
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#95
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psychology Degrees
Engineering
#364
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#385
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#98
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engineering Degrees
Anthropology
#272
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#296
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#101
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anthropology Degrees
Education
#337
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#189
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#102
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education Degrees
History
#264
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#276
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#102
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history Degrees
Sociology
#385
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#388
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#118
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sociology Degrees
Mathematics
#453
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#499
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#120
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math Degrees
Biology
#399
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#420
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#121
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biology Degrees
Earth Sciences
#491
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#510
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#125
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earth-science Degrees
Political Science
#480
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#491
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#127
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political-science Degrees
Criminal Justice
#197
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#198
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#127
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criminal-justice Degrees
Physics
#557
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#587
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#141
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physics Degrees
Economics
#663
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#670
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#151
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economics Degrees

Who Are Wayne State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Wayne State University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Medical. Here are some of Wayne State University's most famous alumni:

Joseph Weizenbaum
Joseph Weizenbaum
A German-American computer scientist noted for his opposition to excessive dependence on computers and to delegating genuinely human choices to them.
Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi
An American chemistry professor, inventor, author, playwright.
Hayden White
An American historian.
Arthur Danto
Arthur Danto
An American art critic and philosopher .
Dave Marsh
An American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
William L. Rowe
An American philosopher .
Deborah Tannen
Deborah Tannen
An American sociolinguist.
James Lipton
James Lipton
A Poet, talk show host, writer, teacher .
Hugh Downs
Hugh Downs
An American broadcaster .
Ulana Suprun
A Ukrainian-American physician, activist.
Wesley C. Salmon
An American philosopher.
Robert Ettinger
Robert Ettinger
An American academic, trans humanist and cryonics proponent.

Who Are Wayne State University's Most Influential Faculty?

Wayne State University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Medical. Here are some of Wayne State University's most famous alumni:

David Gorski
David Gorski
An American oncological surgeon, breast cancer researcher and skeptic.
Jocelyn Benson
An American academic.
Anurag Agrawal
An Indian pulmonologist.
Louay M. Safi
An American academic.
Vinod Scaria
An Indian biochemist.
Michael H. Belzer
An American economist, expert on trucking.
Takeharu Yamanaka
A Japanese statistician and mayor of Yokohama.
Lauren Kalman
An American visual artist, art teacher.