FIND YOURSELF in Detroit

When you become a Wayne State University Warrior, you open the door to a life-changing experience. Here, you can take advantage of extraordinary opportunities in a one-of-a-kind city making a storied comeback.

We've been here through it all, and we invite you to join us in writing the Motor City's next chapter during a time of historic transformation.

Create your campus life

With a 200-acre main campus woven into the fabric of Detroit, we offer a unique college experience in a city that’s never been afraid to disrupt the narrative. As you make your home here, you'll connect with Warriors from all walks of life and experience everything you can expect from a major university — plus a lot more that might surprise you. Welcome to the best of both worlds.

Earn more than a degree

As a Warrior, you can showcase your talents onstage or in the studio, turn your idea into a cutting-edge business, conduct groundbreaking research, and even study across the globe. Once you graduate, you’ll join more than 274,000 proud alumni who work for industry leaders. Go beyond the classroom to readily make an impact in your backyard and around the world. Take your knowledge to new heights.

Discover Detroit

Wayne State is proud to make its home in the heart of Detroit: a city of dreamers and doers. Immerse yourself in a collaborative community and cultivate fresh ideas and perspectives, take on new and unexpected challenges, have the best time, and gain a distinct advantage as you develop your career in the Motor City — a place unlike any other.

See for yourself

Main campus virtual tour

There's nothing better than experiencing our 200-acre campus in person. Until then, we invite you to visit us virtually.

Campus virtual tour

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    Simon

    Did you know that Wayne State has more than 500 student organizations? Join graduate student Simon Mourani as he outlines some of the many ways that Warriors can get involved in our campus community!

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    Anna

    There’s so much to see, do and eat in Detroit! Follow public relations student Anna Cloutier as she leads us on a tour of some of her favorite spots throughout the city.

Become a Warrior

We've saved a seat just for you. Explore our programs and apply to become part of our vibrant community.