Wayne State University is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, in the city’s Midtown Cultural Center Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 350 major subject areas to over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently the third largest university in the state of Michigan. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the Metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit’s educational, cultural, and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its 75-acre (300,000 m2) research and technology park and its hosting of the Detroit Festival of the Arts.
Lower and Upper Division is determined according to the number of credits which an undergraduate student has completed. The classifications are:
|Lower Division:||Freshman: 0 to 28.99 credits, inclusive|
|Sophomore: 29 to 55.99 credits, inclusive|
|Upper Division:||Junior: 56 to 87.99 credits, inclusive|
|Senior: 88 credits and above|
Courses listed as having special fees in the Schedule of Classes web site require the payment of fee in addition to tuition. Course Fees are cancelled when the course is officially dropped within the tuition cancellation period.