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#156 Overall Influence #842 Desirability Rank

Wayne State University

American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan

From 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 more than 26,000 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".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

17,093

Acceptance

69%

Graduation Rate

52%

Median SAT Score

1120

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$13,024

Fees (in-state)

$1,605

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$52,300

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

20K

Under-Grads

15K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

656 West Kirby Street, Detroit MI 48202

What is Wayne State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#57 World Rank
Medical
#104 World Rank
Philosophy
#178 World Rank
Biology
#198 World Rank
Literature
#113 World Rank
Chemistry
#172 World Rank
Engineering
#124 World Rank
Computer Science
#180 World Rank
Business
#134 World Rank
Law
#221 World Rank
Mathematics
#171 World Rank
Education
#119 World Rank
Psychology
#161 World Rank
History
#126 World Rank
Communications
#216 World Rank
Political Science
#319 World Rank
Physics
#132 World Rank
Sociology
#20 World Rank
Social Work
#30 World Rank
Nursing
#333 World Rank
Economics
#227 World Rank
Anthropology
#316 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#184 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#324 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Wayne State University's Most influential alumni?

Wayne State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Medical

Michael Netzer

Michael Netzer

American-Israeli artist

Janet T. Neff

United States federal judge

Erick Wujcik

Role-playing game designer

Mark Fritz

American journalist

Sonya Tayeh

American choreographer

Dario Hunter

American-Israeli lawyer, rabbi, educator, and politician

Philip Saliba

Lebanese-American Antiochian Orthodox archbishop

Christine Beatty

American political advisor

Henry Saad

American judge

Sidney A. Ribeau

President of Harvard University

Hughie Lee-Smith

Hughie Lee-Smith

African American artist

Harry Harootunian

Harry Harootunian

American historian