Undergraduate transfer students
You are considered a transfer student if you have attended a college or university. To be admitted to a general degree program, you must:
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
- Meet Wayne State's English proficiency requirements
Use the course equivalency tool to find out which credits will transfer to WSU.
If you are transferring with less than one year of college coursework, you will also need to submit your high school transcript.
How to apply
- Complete the university application for undergraduate students 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
- Have all official transcripts translated into English by an accredited transcript evaluation agency.
- Submit your signed statement of financial support and supporting bank statement.
- Provide proof of citizenship (e.g., passport or signed photograph).
- Include a photocopy of your current visa documents if you hold non-immigrant status.
- English translations of documents must bear the seal/stamp of the issuing institution.
- Your statement of financial support cannot be older than six months.
- Bank supporting documentation must show the dollar amount equivalent to the financial requirements for undergraduate international students.
- English proficiency tests cannot be more than two years old.
- Checks drawn on foreign banks should carry the notation "Payable in U.S. funds, plus service charges."
Submit all application materials by the appropriate date, depending on the semester in which you plan to start classes:
Fall (Sept.–Dec.) — Aug. 1
Winter (Jan.–April) — Dec. 1
Spring/summer (May–Aug.) — April 1