School of Business Administration Wayne State University

School of Business Administration Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Business Graduate Certificate
    • Information Systems Management Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • Accounting Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Business Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
    • Taxation Master of Science in Taxation (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 225
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 633
    • Accepted 170
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 103
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, undergraduate degrees from accredited institutions; undergraduate degree in accounting, and business administration, or an area of business administration (for MS and MST)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGMAT (minimum score of 600), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3.5 upper-division or graduate GPA; three letters of recommendation; brief essay; undergraduate degree from accredited institution
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree from an accredited institution
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students597
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students597
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Full-time Percentage18%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExecutive compensation and stock performance, consumer reactions to pricing strategies, communication across the automotive supply chain, performance of firms in sub-Saharan Africa, implementation issues with ERP software
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Business Administration

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Robert Forsythe

Dean, School of Business Administration

Phone: 313-577-4501

Ms. Kiantee Rupert

Acting Director

Phone: 313-577-4511
Fax: 313-577-9442

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