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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Funeral Direction/Service
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Labor Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Pathology/Pathologist Assistant
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Psychology, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,024
Part-Time Faculty775
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 37% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings3,233,010
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Engineering Technology, Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Science, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Music, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Taxation, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health, Master of Arts in Language Learning
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • African Studies
  • American Studies
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geology
  • German
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Studies
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interior Design
  • International Economics
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Management
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rhetoric
  • Romance Languages
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • African Studies
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Art Education
  • Asian Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biopsychology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Genomic Sciences
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Economics
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing
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Low 2.70 2.70 450 450 19
High 4.00 4.72 720 690 28
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