- Wayne State University has more than 230,000 alumni living throughout the United States and around the world, providing you with unrivaled connections to mentors across all career paths.
- 75 percent of WSU alumni live in Michigan, providing a diverse, highly skilled talent pool for employers.
- About 30 percent of practicing physicians in Michigan and 43 percent of practicing physicians in the tri-county area received all or part of their medical training at Wayne State.
- 75 percent of the Law School's graduates live and work in Michigan; 18 percent of the judges on the Michigan Court of Appeals and six judges on the US District Courts are WSU Law alumni.
Our prominent alumni include . . .
John Conyers '57, '58, United States Representative serving since 1964 in the U.S. House of Representatives
Garth Fagan '69, choreographer of the acclaimed Broadway musical, The Lion King, for which he received a 1998 Tony nomination
Casey Kasem '57, disc jockey, radio personality and host of American Top 40
Jerry Linenger '81, astronaut who spent five months living on the Russian space station Mir
Tom Sizemore '81, '83, television and film actor who starred in such movies as Bringing Out the Dead with Nicholas Cage and Saving Private Ryan with Tom Hanks
Helen Thomas '42, former longtime dean of the White House press corps
Tom Wilson '71, general manager of Palace Sports and Entertainment, which includes the Detroit Pistons professional basketball team