Checklist and deadlines
To transfer to Wayne State, you must have at least 24 transferable credits of previous college work and a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA from all higher education institutions you have attended.
If you have completed an associate degree, you may be admitted with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
Admission occurs on a rolling basis each semester prior to the start of classes.
First things first
Apply to Wayne State using the university application and submit the $25 application fee.
Submit copies of all transcripts to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Wayne State University
P.O. Box 02759
Detroit, MI 48202
You also may be able to submit your transcripts online.
You should receive an admission decision within two to three weeks after submitting your application or any outstanding materials.
Submit all application materials by the appropriate date, depending on the semester in which you plan to start classes.
- Fall (September-December) — August 15
- Winter (January-April) — December 15
- Spring/summer (May-August) — April 1
If you want to be considered for a merit scholarship, be be sure to complete your admission application by the appropriate deadline, depending on the semester in which you plan to start classes.
- Fall 2016 (September-December) — June 1, 2016
- Winter 2017 (January-April) — October 1, 2016
- Transfer Presidential Scholarship — April 1, 2016
When you accept your offer of admission, you must also submit a $50 enrollment deposit to secure your place at WSU. The deposit is nonrefundable after May 1 for freshmen and June 1 for transfer students.
AP, CLEP and IB credits
You may apply a maximum of 32 AP, CLEP and IB credits — in any combination — toward your Wayne State degree.