Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$10,814

$25,401

not including housing and food

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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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School Facts

Saginaw Valley State University, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 782-acre suburban campus in University Center, MI, is located in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,205
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $4,518
Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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