Wayne State University is a premier research university with annual research expenditures of more than $221 million in the heart of Detroit. The university is a partner in the University Research Corridor with the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, generating 95 percent of the research in Michigan. WSU is the state's most diverse campus and is home to TechTown, Detroit's most established business accelerator and incubator. An education in Detroit affords students unparalleled access to a diverse community and opportunities to collaberate with global partners, apply knowledge close to home and witness the impact of their research firsthand. 

Mission Statement

Wayne State University Graduate School provides leadership in advancing academic excellence in graduate and postdoctoral education and cultivates a supportive environment for research, scholarly activities and other creative endeavors that are integral to the success of a diverse body of master's and doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate faculty across programs.

Learn about the Wayne State University mission.