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Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

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Overview

Saginaw Valley State University is a University institution located in University Center, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI  48710-0001
United States
Contact Jennifer Pahl
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@svsu.edu
Phone: 989-964-4200
Fax: 989-790-0180

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Teaching French As A Second Or Foreign Language Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
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Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry, General Checkmark
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Optics/optical Sciences Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,881
Applied
6,156
Accepted
7,206
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

4,620
Females Applied
4,149
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,261
Males Applied
2,007
Males Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Other requirements: Students with a 2.749 and lower cumulative high school GPA will be reviewed using other criteria.ÔÇ»Students may be asked to submit additional documents as needed once their application is submitted

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,130
In-state
26,144
Out-of-state
11,130
In-district
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Fees

0
Full-time student fees
11,106
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,410
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,756
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,787
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,790
Avg. Loan Aid
6,616
Avg. Grant Aid
7,981
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,206
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.09%
Black or African American 8.17%
White or Caucasian 76.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 0.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.52%
Other 1.83%

Gender

Male (36.37%)
Female (63.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Card's Party, Homecoming Week and Battle of the Valleys

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
His House Christian Fellowship, Criminal Justice Society, Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Phi Omega and International Students Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Sexual Assault Prevention Program

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

672
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 273
Part-time - 399
Male - 146
Female - 127
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