Wayne State University

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Become a Student

How to apply

By following the checklist below, you're sure to have a complete application.

If you are applying from a country outside of the U.S. please follow these steps:

  • Complete the International Undergraduate Admission Application online or download a PDF.
  • Have all official transcripts translated into English
  • Make sure we also receive the original official transcripts in your native language
  • Submit descriptions of the courses on your transcript so we can give you appropriate transfer credit
  • Submit your signed statement of financial support and supporting bank statement
  • Submit TOEFL and TWE or MELAB and oral scores
  • Provide a signed photograph of yourself (only one is needed)
  • Include a photocopy of your current visa documents if you hold a non-immigrant status

Additional tips to help the process:

  • English translations of documents must bear the seal/stamp of the issuing institution
  • Your statement of financial support cannot be older than six months
  • Bank supporting documentation must show the dollar amount equivalent to the financial requirements for undergraduate international students
  • English proficiency tests cannot be more than two years old
  • Checks drawn on foreign banks should carry the notation “Payable in U.S. funds, plus service charges”

All application materials must be recieved by the following dates:

August 1 - fall semester (Sept. - Dec.)
December 1 - winter semester (Jan. - April)
April 1 - spring/summer semesters (May - Aug.)