Wayne State University, located in Detroit’s Cultural Center in the heart of the city's most vibrant neighborhood, offers students unrivaled access to scholarly and community resources that will help them succeed in their chosen fields of study. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies Wayne State University as RU/VH, a research university with very high research activity, a distinction WSU shares with only 2.4 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities. Wayne State offers baccalaureate, graduate and certificate programs through 13 colleges and schools located on a beautifully landscaped 188-acre campus.
Founded in 1945, the College of Nursing is one of the nation’s premier institutions for nursing education. The college partners with the WSU School of Medicine, the Detroit Medical Center, the Karmanos Cancer Institute and others to provide training opportunities throughout metropolitan Detroit. The college’s graduates are prominent researchers, deans, professors and clinical nurse leaders in the United States and countries worldwide.
In 2013, our BSN graduates taking the NCLEX licensing exam had a pass rate of 98%.
In addition to enrolling more than 670 nursing students on our main campus, the college also offers graduate programs throughout Michigan. The Wayne State University College of Nursing will prepare you for a career in one of the world's most exciting, rewarding and respected professions. Our graduates are enriching and advancing health care around the world through research, community education, and delivery of skilled, compassionate care to patients of all ages and cultures.