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Wayne State University

College of Engineering

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / College of Engineering is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Engineering Technology (MSET)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 608
Doctoral Degrees 35
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Project (engineering management and engineering technology)
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,643
Applied
959
Accepted
292
Enrolled
36%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8 from ABET-accredited institution and in all upper-division courses
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 3.2, 3.5 in last two years as undergraduate student if being admitted directly from a bachelor's program, or master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5 (preferred)
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 from ABET-accredited institution and in all upper-division courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,334
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.05%
Black or African American 3%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.9%
Unknown 0.97%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical research, integrated automotive safety, energy solutions, advanced manufacturing and materials, big data and business analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,992,000

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Farshad Fotouhi
Dean
Email: fotouhi@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3776

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