Wayne State University is a public institution that was founded in 1868. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,322, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 195 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.Wayne State University is located in Midtown Detroit and offers more than 300 academic programs. Graduate students can major in many areas, including those offered by the schools of business, law and medicine. Wayne State also ranks highly in its health programs of midwifery, anesthesia and pharmacy.