Wayne State University is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1868 and is one of the largest universities in the state of Michigan. The university offers more than 350 programs to over 27,000 students. Wayne State University is known for its strong research programs, particularly in the fields of medicine, engineering, and business. The university is also home to the Detroit Medical Center, which is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country.