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Saginaw Valley State, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Behavioral Sciences; Business and Management; Education; Nursing and Allied Health Sciences; and Science, Engineering, and Technology. Its 782-acre campus is located in University Center, 35 miles north of Flint.

Website: www.svsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,490
Undergraduate
Students
(61.5%) 4,607 Women
(38.5%) 2,883 Men
775
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 7,149 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
538 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
548 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,502
Out-of-state: $38,089
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,814
Out-of-state: $25,401
Room and Board
$10,440
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$12,305
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,353
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
286
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

University Center Population
 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cardinal
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
8.3% Black/African-American
5.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.0% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
4.4% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
15.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
88%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
8.9%
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