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Ratings

Academic Policies and Compliance 54
Admissions and Orientation 57
Culture and Commitment 80
Financial Aid and Assistance 37
Graduation and Career 50
Military Student Support and Retention 45

School Information

About Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its 10,000 students. Located on a 782-acre suburban campus in MichiganÍs Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to quality teaching in the classroom, field-based learning, NCAA Division II athletics and a broad range of academic and extracurricular opportunities for students to excel. Chartered in 1963, campus construction is new and modern with approximately, 2,700 students residing on campus in residence halls and townhouse apartments. SVSU is a Carnegie classification Master's Colleges and Universities institution.

Why Attend Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University is committed to serving those who served and their family members. We offer in-state tuition and waive application and orientation fees for active and reserve servicemembers, veterans, and dependents. Our Military Student Resource Center houses the Military Student Affairs team, the Cardinal Military Association student organization, and the Military Student lounge. SVSU cares about each student's complete University experience and offers: small class size; affordability; faculty teaching 100% of classes (no teaching assistants); several learning support programs; outstanding facilities; vibrant student life; a beautiful campus, and strong student support by faculty and administration.

Veteran Information

  • Credit for CLEP and/or DSST Exams
  • Military students deployed return without penalty
  • Follow ACE recommendations for awarding credit
  • DSST Credit
  • Offers scholarships for military/veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for active duty military
  • Approved for TA funding
  • Yellow ribbon school
  • Signed VA Principles of Excellence
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Approved
  • Full-time veteran counselors on staff
  • Career Planning Services
  • Free tutoring for veteran students
  • Veteran clubs or associations on campus

Financial Information

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $8,371.00 $0.00
Tuition $7,951.00 $0
Fees $420 $0
Room & Board $8,917.00 $0.00
Room $5,337.00 $0
Board $3,580.00 $0
Books & Supplies $1,250.00 $1,250.00
Other Expenses $1,114.00 $0
TOTAL $19,652.00 $0.00
In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $9,515.00 $0.00
Tuition $9,252.00 $0
Fees $263 $0
Room & Board $8,917.00 $0.00
Room $5,337.00 $0
Board $3,580.00 $0
Books & Supplies $1,250.00 $1,250.00
Other Expenses $1,114.00 $0
TOTAL $20,796.00 $0.00
Tuition & Fees
Tuition $
Fees $
Books & Supplies $
Other Expenses $

Academics

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD
  • Programmatic
  • Regional
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Legal Professions and Studies
  • English Language and Literature/Letters
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
  • Basic Skills and Developmental/Remedial Education
  • Health-Related Knowledge and Skills
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • History