Wayne State University

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Ranking of Wayne State University

University Ranking

One of the top 250 US colleges is Wayne State University. In the world, Wayne State University is among the top 500 universities for the year 2021. According to US News & World Report's national rankings for 2021, Wayne State University is ranked #249, moving up three spots from its place in the rankings for 2020. This difference of 3 points shows a shift in the downward ranking graph and suggests a negative change. Despite a downward movement in the ranking graph compared to the rankings for 2020, which suggested a negative influence with an increase of 18 points, the global ranking position for 2021 was reported as #327.


Since admissions are a big factor in these rankings, the 2020 intake had a higher selection rate of 68%. More than 50% of applicants to Wayne State University were admitted based on their ACT and SAT scores, according to statistics from the admissions office. For the years 2020 and 2021, THE ranks Wayne State University in the 351-400 category. The ranking criterion received a score of 73.1, which is the highest possible. Wayne State University's QS ranking for 2021 places it at #477, a drop of 7 points from the ranking for 2020.


Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings401-500401-500501-600401-500NA
QS - World University Ranking461439484477501-550
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking351-400301-350351-400351-400401-500
US News & World Report - Global Universities302309309327361
US News & World Report - National University Ranking205205246249249



Course Ranking

The 13 colleges of Business, Engineering, Education, Information Sciences, Performing Arts, Nursing, Liberal Arts & Science, Medicine, etc. all offer courses at Wayne State University. the following courses have been ranked: UG Business School is ranked #201 by US News & World Report in 2021. For the year 2021, THE rates PG Business & Economics courses between 501 and 600. The rank range of 2021 is higher than it was in 2020, which had a range of 401-500.

While US News & World Report ranks Wayne State University's several specialisations, THE also places the university's Engineering & Technology courses in the 301-400 area for the year 2021. Among these specialisations, chemical and biomedical engineering ranks #84, mechanical engineering #94, computer engineering #106, electrical engineering #116, and civil engineering #119. Additionally, THE places Wayne State University's PG Computers courses in the 201-250 area for the year 2021.

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By2019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [5]401-500401-500501-600601+
US News & World Report - UG Business199195201190


Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology401-500401-500401-500301-400501-600
US News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PGNANANA8481
US News & World Report - Chemical Engineering PGNANANA8473
US News & World Report - Civil Engineering PGNANANA119130
US News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PGNANANA116119
US News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PGNANANA94101


Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers201-250251-300201-250201-250251-300
US News & World Report - Computer Engineering PGNANANA106105


Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings151-200151-200101-150151-200NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings151-200151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings201-250101-150151-200201-250NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings251-300401-450401-450301-350NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings451-500351-400351-400351-400NA
QS - QS - Mathematics RankingsNA301-350301-350351-400NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings301-400401-500501-600501-600601-800
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology RankingsNA301-400301-400401-500301-400


Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By2019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings401-500401-500501+501+


Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings201-300201-300201-300NANA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings201-250201-250201-250251-300NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings201-250201-250251-300301-400301-400
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Medical SchoolsNANANA8189
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Nursing Schools48NANA4034


Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking101-150101-15076-10076-100NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNA151-175151-175151-175176-200
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools100NANA8372



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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Wayne State University
Where is Wayne State University located?
Wayne State University is located in Detroit, USA
How much does it cost to study in Wayne State University?
The average first year cost to study in Wayne State University is INR 2888896
What is the acceptance rate for Wayne State University?
Wayne State University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%
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