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College of Nursing Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
  • Public
  • Urban
  • 91%9%
    student ratio
  • 420
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advanced Practice Nursing With Women, Neonates And Children Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [neonatal nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [pediatric nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [nurse-midwife]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [women's health nurse practitioner]
      Graduate Certificate [pediatric acute care nursing]
      Graduate Certificate [women's health nursing]
      Graduate Certificate [nurse-midwifery]
    • Complementary Therapies In Healthcare Certificate
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Certificate
    • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate
    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [nursing]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [infant mental health]
    • Adult Acute Care Nursing Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Adult Primary Care Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [gerontological nurse practitioner]
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) [adult primary care nursing]
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care Certificate
    • Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Nursing Education Certificate [nursing education]
      Certificate [transcultural nursing]
    • Community Health Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nurse-Midwifery Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 111
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 16
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 197
    • Accepted 103
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 88
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline March 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work; BA from NLN- or CCNE-accredited program; references; current RN license; personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for PhD applicants), bachelor's or master's degree in nursing, current RN license, interview, goals statement, curriculum vitae, and reference letters from doctorally-prepared individuals (three for PhD applicants, two for DNP); writing sample (for DNP)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesgraduate degree in nursing, current Michigan RN license, and three letters of reference, personal goal statement
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students420
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students420
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American19%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown8%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUrban self-care and care-giving, health disparities, healthy functioning across the life-span
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$858,266

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Barbara Redman


Phone: 313-577-4070

Dr. Cynthia Redwine

Assistant Dean for the Office of Student Affairs

Phone: 313-577-4082
Fax: 313-577-6949

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