Wayne State faculty members engage in groundbreaking research and innovative community projects. They are committed to the highest standards, ethics and quality of treatment and care for humans and animals in investigational research.
A notable indicator of the research program’s success is its ranking as Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Wayne State is also ranked among the top public institutions for annual research expenditures by the National Science Foundation.
Wayne State University is a rich and diverse environment that provides faculty and students with opportunities to achieve their dreams and goals. Research, scholarship and creative activity are the foundation of our achievements, offering students a university experience that prepares them for leadership roles as scientists, health professionals, artists, educators and entrepreneurs, among many other professions. Our faculty members transform not only our students’ lives, but also citizens in our surrounding community, throughout our state and around the world with groundbreaking ideas and discoveries.