SVSU Description

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.

Quick Facts about Saginaw Valley State University

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cardinals

Website

www.svsu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$6,870

Out-of-State Tuition

$16,719

Retention Rate

68%

Enrollment

9,730

Year Established

1963

SVSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

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  1 review
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  2 reviews
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67% of students gave Saginaw Valley State University 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

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.

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SVSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
8,190
Freshman Class
3,023
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
9,730

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
84%
Graduate
16%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
57%
Part-Time
43%

Gender of Students

Women
59%
Men
41%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
8%
Caucasian
84%
Latino
2%
Other
6%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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