The WSU education experience

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Whatever your interests and ambitions, Wayne State University has much to offer — a broad choice of degree programs, a dedicated faculty and staff, exceptional research opportunities, international experiences, access to the latest technology and a vibrant campus life.

Not only are Wayne State students part of a richly diverse learning and social community, but the university is at the forefront of the globalization movement in higher education. WSU offers a wealth of opportunities for internationally themed coursework and study abroad programs.

Wayne State gives students unique opportunities such as tutoring in Detroit Public Schools, working on service learning projects at Latino Family Services, or practicing Chinese language skills at the Confucius Institute. The university is a catalyst for academic and personal growth, and its curriculum and research are designed to provide students the real-world skills and expertise required to succeed in the modern, high-tech global marketplace.

Why choose WSU?

  • More than 370 degree and certificate programs in 13 schools and colleges.
  • 1,800 professors and instructors who share their expertise with students in lecture halls, classrooms and labs.
  • Study abroad in one of 20 countries across five continents.  
  • Take WSU courses at locations across Southeast Michigan in 5 extension centers. 
  • Join a student organization, with nearly 400 to choose from, including fraternities and sororities.