Frequently Asked Questions
Does Wayne State University offer "Conditional Admission"?
Yes, For most degree programs at Wayne State University, students who do not have the minimum level of English language proficiency but meet all other admissions requirements are eligible for "Provisional Admission".
Do I need and AGENT to help me to apply to the English Language Institute (ELI)?
No, Applying to the ELI is easy. The ELI staff are friendly and ready to help you with your application or answer any questions that you may have. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
What is the admissions process to enter an academic program at Wayne State University?
- Admissions for International "Undergraduate" Students
- Admissions for International "Graduate" Students
How can I find information about housing: dormitories and apartments?
How do I obtain a Student Visa for the USA?
After receiving your I-20 A-B and admission letter from the English Language Institute, you will need to apply for your student visa at the nearest US Embassy or US Consulate. Be sure to take the following documents with you:
- Your Form I-20 A-B
- Admission letter
- Passport (must be valid for at least 6 months)
- Financial support documents
If your spouse and/or dependent child is accompanying you to the United States, he/she must also apply for a dependent (F-2) visa. Therefore, you should also present the following documents:
- Spouse/child's passport (must be valid for at least 6 months)
- Additional financial support documents
- Marriage certificate
- You should also check to see if an Exit Permit and/or Health Clearance Certificate is required by your country
What are the requirements to claim Michigan residency?
Do I need to present TOEFL® or IELTS® scores with my ELI Application?
No. ELI does not require English proficiency test scores prior to entering the Intensive English Program. ELI Applicants will be tested upon arrival to the ELI and placed in the appropriate level of the Intensive Language Program.
How can I arrange transportation from the airport to Wayne State University?
ELI does not provide transportation between the airport and campus at this time. The Above Excellent Transportation shuttle services provide transportation to and from the Detroit Metro Airport and their rates are much lower than regular cab services. In order to receive the discount, you have to mention that you are a Wayne State University student when you make your reservation.