Ferndale Public Schools University High School in partnership with Wayne State University



  • Ranked in the Top 15% Statewide for College Success

  • 80% College Retention

  • 90% College Enrollment

  • 98% High School Graduation Rate

  • 100% of Seniors Attend Class on College Campus


About Us

University High School is a co-educational public high school with a rigorous college prep curriculum. UHS is for students committed to success in high school and beyond. College Success is goal #1 for UHS students. University High School operates a partnership with Wayne State University.  All UHS seniors attend class on the WSU campus and selected UHS students may earn college credits at WSU through dual enrollment. 



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  2015 Winner


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Earn an Associates Degree and Diploma for FREE while in High School! Learn about the Early College Program!


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The C2 Pipeline Program offers after school tutoring and enrichment in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) areas. Learn more at the C2 Pipeline Webpage.


Trophies and medals in the UHS hallway showcase a history of success.

Info Sessions

Come learn more about UHS at one of our 2017 information sessions. 

UHS 2017-18 Information Session Dates




June 28, 2017
6:00 PM
July 15, 2017
August 1, 2017
6:00 PM
August 12, 2017
August 26, 2017
August 31, 2017
6:00 PM
September 6, 2017
6:00 PM

All sessions are held at University High School, 2521 Bermuda, Ferndale, MI 48220

Students in the Innovative Vehicle Design club learn 21st century engineering and design skills.

  • Senior Classes on University Campus

  • Highly Qualified, Dedicated and Skilled Teachers

  • Safe, Supportive, Caring Learning Environment

  • College Transition Specialist & College Success Advisor Staff Positions

  • Involved Students:DECA, MHSAA Athletics, NHS, Robotics, Student Council, and more!


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Click here to view the UHS Web Newsletter on Google Docs.

Student Activities

Several very active school clubs and athletics opportunities give students experiences beyond the classroom where they excel, as well. Students are involved in DECA, Michigan’s largest organization for students preparing to become leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Several UHS students compete at the national DECA championships each year. Learn about all of our Clubs & Activities.

UHS Basketball 2013 District Champion team 

The UHS boys basketball team won the 2013 MHSAA District 24 Basketball Championship. In 2012, the UHS girls basketball team achieved Academic All-State status. Both the girls and boys teams are frequently district finalists.

New students enter UHS in Grade 9 or 10, and applications are currently being accepted from students who live throught the Metro Detroit area, in Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties and other counties adjacent to Oakland County, through Schools of Choice.

Successful track record

UHS graduates are currently outpacing the state for all students in post-secondary enrollment. 90% of UHS graduates enroll in post-secondary programs, and 98% of UHS students gain acceptance to colleges and universities.

UHS also has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the metro area, at 95-100% each year, with seven graduating classes in college!

Enroll Now!

Call (248) 586-8846 for more information or click the links below!


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 Mr. Alford

Brian Alford is the Administrator of Student & Family Affairs for University High School. Contact Mr. Alford by email Brian.Alford@ferndaleschools.org or call (248) 586-8848. 

Mr. Beatty

Jason Beatty is the Administrator of Staff Affairs & Curriculum. Contact Mr. Beatty by email Jason.Beatty@ferndaleschools.org or call (248) 586-8844.

Mr. Adams 

Derek Adams is the Administrator of Building Affairs. Contact Mr. Adams by email derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org or call (248) 586-8845.

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