Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU)

University Center, MI

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Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University Student Essentials

Saginaw Valley State University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cardinals
Website: www.svsu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,120
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,063
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 12,913
Year Established: 1963

About SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University is a public four-year university that serves Saginaw County, Michigan with exceptional academic opportunities.

Bachelor’s degrees can be earned in a long list of traditional programs, including several pre-professional programs to help students earn prerequisite credits for professional graduate programs. Pre-professional programs at Saginaw Valley include Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary, and Law.

Graduate programs include education, social work, nursing, business, and a few more.

Saginaw Valley encourages its students to take advantage of over 100 study abroad programs, ranging from short summer programs to semester-long studies.

Student life opportunities is an important part of campus life. Student organizations, volunteer opportunities, athletic teams, Greek life, campus activities, residential life and much more make Saginaw Valley an exciting campus to attend.

Support services for students include counseling, a health center, academic workshops, career advising, financial advising, and much more. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the many support services.

Saginaw Valley State University fosters a positive, welcoming environment, which promotes academic curiosity and recreational activities.

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SVSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Saginaw Valley State University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I like the small campus and the professors make themselves very available through email and their office hours. I also love how there are no teaching assistants.


SVSU Map & Location

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


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Getting Around SVSU

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for University Center, MI

Winter
Dec
34
21
Jan
29
16
Feb
32
17
Spring
Mar
42
25
Apr
56
36
May
68
47
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
60
Aug
79
58
Fall
Sep
72
51
Oct
59
40
Nov
46
31

SVSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 10,884
Freshman Class 3,023
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 12,913

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 11%
  • Caucasian: 79%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 3%
African American 11%
Caucasian 79%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 84%
Graduate 16%
Full-Time 54%
Part-Time 46%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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