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Wayne State has a rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship. Check out videos, stories and events that showcase how we make an impact through technological and entrepreneurial ingenuity.

Learn why 27,000+ students from every state and 70 countries choose to study in the heart of Detroit.

Experience nearly 150 years of innovation, advocacy and excellence.

President M. Roy Wilson is the only current university president to serve on the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director.

WSUPD patrols campus 24/7, 365.

400+ public performances, exhibits and cultural events annually in Midtown Detroit.

3,000+ students live on campus.

Experience traditional college life on a campus that's anything but ordinary.

WSU is a partner in the University Research Corridor with the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, generating 95% of research in the state

Connect with more than 260,000 alumni around the world.

There's something for every interest.

Home to TechTown, Detroit’s most established business accelerator and incubator

Find out who's leading the way for Wayne State

World-renowned faculty. Top-ranked programs. Groundbreaking discoveries. Find out why a Wayne State education will set you apart.

With 5 satellite campuses throughout Southeast Michigan, you can earn your degree close to home or work 


  • Kidada E. Williams

    Kidada E. Williams

    Faculty Renowned historian and expert on African Americans' experiences of racial violence.
  • Dawn Misra

    Dawn Misra

    Faculty Expert on infant mortality among African American women.
  • Jannel Lee-Allen

    Jannel Lee-Allen

    Student “I came to Wayne State to meet the needs of the urban underserved.”
  • Joshua Rivers

    Joshua Rivers

    Student “I'm at Wayne State because this is where I can do the most good.”