Wayne State University

Wayne State University, at Detroit, Mich.; state supported; coeducational; established 1956 as a successor to Wayne Univ. (formed 1934 by a merger of five city colleges). The university includes programs in liberal arts, education, engineering, medicine, nursing, business, and law; it also maintains a graduate school and an extensive adult education division.

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