Wayne State University is a world-renowned urban research university and leader in STEM fields. With nearly 350 areas of study, we have a program that fits your academic and professional goals. As an international student, you can pursue a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree alongside more than 27,000 students. Nearly 1,200 international students from 80 countries call Wayne State their home away from home. WSU is ranked 69th in the nation among public research institutions for research expenditures totaling more than $221 million.
We are one of only two universities in the country to hold the National Institutes of Health’s highly competitive grants, BEST (Broadening Experience in Scientific Training) and BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity), and we hold the Carnegie Foundation’s highest ranking for research and community engagement. Academic excellence and pioneering research are central to our mission and a primary reason why students choose to attend Wayne State.
Studying in the heart of Detroit puts you within minutes of multinational employers, the Big Three automakers, the acclaimed Detroit Medical Center, leading engineering firms, the largest mortgage providers in the nation, noteworthy museums and four professional sports teams.