Gaining Admission to the Environmental Science Program

Admssion requirements for this program are satisfied by the requirements for the general undergraduate admission to the University. Below is additional information based on your incoming status. Please note, at this time there is no Graduate Program in Environmental Science.

  1. Freshman Admissions 

You are considered a freshman applicant if: 

a. You are a current high school senior who will go to college after graduation

b. You are a high school graduate who has not earned credit at a college or university 

c. You are a GED holder who has not earned credit at a college or university

Incoming freshman are welcome to apply using either the Common Application or the University Application

  1. Transfer Admissions

To transfer to Wayne State, you must have at least 24 transferrable credits of previous college work and a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA from all higher education institutions you have attended. If you have completed an associates degree, you may be admitted with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. 

Transfer students must apply using the University Application

  1. International Applicants

You should apply as an international student if you are not a permanent resident or citizen of the United States. You should also apply under this status if you have graduated from a secondary institution and completed pre-university educational cirricula in your own country. 

Please note: 

a. Freshman international students can apply using either the Common Application or the University Application

b. Other international students can only apply using the University Application

c. If you are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or if you are a U.S. Citizen living in Canada, apply using the University Application


Returning to WSU? 

If you have previously enrolled at Wayne State University, please complete a Returning Student Record Update Form in place of submitting another application. 

  • If you are reapplying for admission and have applied within the last year, you are only required to submit this form. Your transcripts and application fee do not need to be resubmitted
  • If it has been longer than a year since you last applied to Wayne State, you will need to submit the application fee

Guest and non-matriculating students must apply using the University Application


Questions about the application process?

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions can help.

Additional information about our Bachelor's degree program is available on the Undergraduate Studies page. 

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