Wayne State University

Detroit, MI 48202

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1868 as the Detroit College of Medicine. The college went through several mergers and name changes before becoming Wayne State University in 1956. The university now offers almost 350 programs through 13 schools and colleges. It is one of the 100 largest universities in the country and the third largest in the state of Michigan. The main campus is in the heart of Detroit and includes over 100 research and education buildings. The 13 schools and colleges include a College of Nursing, along with a School of Medicine and a College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. 

The university offers two BSN tracks through their College of Nursing, including a traditional BSN program and an accelerated BSN program for those with a degree in an unrelated field. The university also offers MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, and BSN to PhD programs. All programs offered at the university are accredited by the CCNE. The traditional BSN program is a 3-year program and requires students to have a minimum 3.0 honor point average in the prerequisite courses which are completed during the freshman year. 

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Science Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Science Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 99
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 15
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Practice Master's degree 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 3
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 17
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 10
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Master's degree 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 44
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Post-master's certificate 1
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 0
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 2
Nurse Anesthetist Post-master's certificate 1
Nursing Education Post-master's certificate 7
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - professional practice 15
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Wayne State University

Henry Ford College
8.77 miles away
Davenport University - Warren Campus
9.47 miles away
Dorsey Schools
11.3 miles away
Schoolcraft College
18.74 miles away
Oakland University
23.07 miles away
Eastern Michigan University
29.23 miles away
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
34.69 miles away
NexCare Health Care Training Institute
36.04 miles away
University of Michigan-Flint
55.26 miles away
University of Toledo
55.81 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1915 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
03/17/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
10/06/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
04/01/1964 - Current

Admissions

81%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 620
SAT: Math503 to 640
ACT Composite20 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$11,910

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,107
30k to 48k$10,194
48k to 75k$11,682
75k to 110k$16,272
Over 110k$17,275
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

71%

Recipients

$7,276

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

45%

Recipients

$4,319

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

54%

Recipients

$7,223

Average Amount

Student Population

17,220

Undergrads

10,018

Graduates

14,949

Women

12,289

Men

67%

Full-time

33%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
57%
Black/African American
15%
Non-resident alien
9%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Michigan League for Nursing Scholarship

In order to be considered for an award, a candidate must be currently enrolled in a Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree Nursing education program and must have [...]

Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarship

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Wayne State University/College of Engineering Dean's Scholarship/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, have a 3.5 GPA, and be enrolled as a full-time student. Selection is based upon standardized test scores, and academic merit. Financial need is not considered.

Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship

Applicant must be an incoming out-of-state freshman at Wayne State University with a minimum 3.2 GPA and 21 ACT.

Michigan Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a Michigan resident for one year prior to the beginning of their nursing program enrollment. Applicant must be enrolled at [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing
Wayne State University
656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
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