Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 203 acres; its six extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan.
Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan’s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 70 countries.
The School of Business Administration plays an important role in the social and economic development of southeastern Michigan and the world, placing significant emphasis on globalization, distance education and technology. Business students can take courses at three convenient campus locations (Detroit, Farmington Hills and Warren) in the metro Detroit area. Students can fulfill other academic requirements, like general education courses, at University’s many satellite campuses.