Wayne State University

Why choose WSU

What are the key benefits of being a Wayne State University Student?

  • More than $340 million in financial aid was awarded in 2014; lowest undergraduate resident tuition of Michigan's three research universities.
  • One of the nation's 50 largest public universities.
  • Access to a culturally rich, diverse and well-rounded educational experience at a premier teaching and research institution.
  • Holds the Carnegie Foundation's RU/VH (Research University, Very High research activity) and Community Engagement classifications.
  • More than 400 student organizations.

What are the key benefits of being a Wayne State University Physical Therapy Program Student?

  • Diverse and talented faculty with extensive research and teaching experiences.
  • Smaller physical therapy class sizes as compared to most other PT programs in Michigan.
  • Extensive research and clinical resources and opportunities.
  • Located on the WSU medical campus and surrounded by one of the largest medical campuses in the country.
  • The only PT program in Michigan located on the main campus of a university with the Carnegie Foundation's RU/VH (Research University, Very High research activity) and Community Engagement classifications.

What are the key benefits of being a Wayne State University Physical Therapy Program graduate?

  • Access to extensive employment, entrepreneurial and community outreach opportunities in the urban and suburban Detroit areas.
  • Eligibility to take the physical therapy licensure examinations in the United States and Canada upon degree completion.
  • Eligibility to obtain active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
  • The rights and privileges of being a Wayne State University alumna/alumnus.

Graduating Class Year Graduation Rates  
2014 96.4%  
2015 94.4%  
  Licensure First Time Pass Rate Ultimate Pass Rate
2014 89.3% 100%
2015 83.8% 100%
  Employment Rates  
2014 100%  
2015 100%