Checklist & deadlines

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Application checklist

  • Complete the application.
  • Submit copies of all transcripts to:
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    Wayne State University
    P.O. Box 02759
    Detroit, MI 48202-0759 
  • If your school participates in Docufide by Parchment, you can send us your transcript online.
  • Expect to hear from us two to three weeks after submitting your application regarding your admission status (or any outstanding materials).

If you are applying to a major in music or dance, you also must schedule an audition with the appropriate department.

Note: As you complete your application, do your best to select a major. You won’t officially declare a major at Wayne State until your second year.

Application deadlines

Domestic students are admitted on a rolling basis for each semester prior to the start of classes.

All application materials for international students must be received by the dates below:

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

AP, CLEP and IB credits

A maximum of 32 credit hours may be granted for any combination of AP, CLEP and IB tests.

AP – Advanced Placement
A complete brochure outlining available tests, scores and equivalencies

CLEP – College Level Examination Program
Available tests and equivalencies for each CLEP test

IB – International Baccalaureate