Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$10,814

$25,401

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,156
Declined 725
Total Received 6,881
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Public

8,261

undergraduate students

944

graduate students

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782-acre campus in University Center, 10 miles from Saginaw (population: 48,677). Air serves Freeland (five miles); bus serves Saginaw; train serves Flint (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI
48710

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
480
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee ($90 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,156
Declined 725
Total Received 6,881

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,865

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,376
Room $4,518
Board $4,050
Additional fees $438
Books & supplies $1,076
Total $20,458
Average Financial Aid - $7,865
Total with Avg. Aid $12,593
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 989 964-4900
F: 989 964-2492
cfsc@svsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, floor hockey, golf, inner-tube water polo, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball, walleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer Teacher Education.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geography.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Marketing, Other.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Social Work
  3. Health Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

9,205

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

8,261
students

Female
61%
5,073

Male
39%
3,188

10%

944
students

Female
79%
742

Male
21%
202

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

6,656
students

Female
62%
4,098

Male
38%
2,558

19%

1,605
students

Female
61%
975

Male
39%
630

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Canada
China
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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