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 (Sept.–Dec.) — Aug. 15
- Winter (Jan.–April) — Dec. 15
- Spring/summer (May–Aug.) — April 1
If you want to be considered for a merit scholarship, be sure to complete your admission application by the appropriate deadline, depending on the semester in which you plan to start classes:
- Fall 2020 (Sept.–Dec.) — June 15, 2020
- Winter 2021 (Jan.–April) — Oct. 1, 2020
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 June 1 for transfer students.
AP, CLEP and IB credits
You may apply an unlimited number of AP, CLEP and IB credits — in any combination — toward your Wayne State degree.