7,893
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Saginaw Valley State University is a Comprehensive 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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,457
Applied
4,768
Accepted
7,893
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

4,017
Females Applied
3,010
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,440
Males Applied
1,758
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 990
ACT Composite 23 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,870
In-state
23,777
Out-of-state
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Fees

438
Full-time student fees
10,186
Room & board
4,380
Room only
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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

11,132
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,272
Avg. Grant Aid
6,421
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

7,893
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.31%
Black or African American 8.44%
White or Caucasian 72.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 0.76%
Two or more races 2.61%
Other 4.48%

Gender

Male (40.94%)
Female (59.06%)

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 30%

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
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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

742
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 291
Part-time - 451