Undergraduate

Incoming first-year students

To qualify for undergraduate admission to Wayne State University, prospective students must submit the following in addition to their application: official high school transcript, ACT or SAT test scores, and a demonstrated ability to undertake a college degree program.

Transfer students

To transfer to Wayne State, applicants must have at least 24 credits of transferable college-level coursework and a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA from an accredited institution. Your transfer credit will be evaluated prior to your first semester, typically two weeks after admission to the university. It is important to meet with an undergraduate advisor in your chosen department to discuss transfer courses and determine future classes.

International students

Most international students are required to pass the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). For more information about requirements for international students, visit the Office of International Students and Scholars website.

Dual enrollment program

The concurrent admission/high school dual enrollment program allows students to pursue college coursework while still in high school. Learn more about dual enrollment.

Auditions/Interviews for music and theatre and dance

The Department of Music requires successful auditions/interviews for enrollment.

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance uses auditions and interviews with new students to assist in course scheduling. For more information about the audition process visit the admissions pages for Theatre and Dance.