Checklist & deadlines

Application checklist

If you are applying from a country outside of the U.S., please follow these steps:

  • Complete the free online application.
  • Submit copies of all transcripts to:
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    Wayne State University
    P.O. Box 02759
    Detroit, MI 48202-0759 
  • Have all official transcripts translated into English.
  • Make sure we also receive the original official transcripts in your native language.
  • Provide descriptions of the courses on your transcript so we can give you appropriate transfer credit.
  • Submit your signed statement of financial support and supporting bank statement.
  • Submit TOEFL and TWE or MELAB and oral scores.
  • Provide a signed photograph of yourself (only one is needed).
  • Include a photocopy of your current visa documents if you hold a non-immigrant status.

Additional tips to help the process:

  • English translations of documents must bear the seal/stamp of the issuing institution.
  • Your statement of financial support cannot be older than six months.
  • Bank supporting documentation must show the dollar amount equivalent to the financial requirements for undergraduate international students.
  • English proficiency tests cannot be more than two years old.
  • Checks drawn on foreign banks should carry the notation “Payable in U.S. funds, plus service charges.”

All application materials must be received by the following dates:

  • August 1 – fall semester (September-December)
  • December 1 – winter semester (January-April)
  • April 1 – spring/summer semester (May-August)
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