7400 Bay RoadUniversity Center, MI 48710 989-964-4200
http://www.svsu.edu admissions@svsu.edu
About Saginaw Valley State University
  • Year of Foundation 1963
  • Size of Campus 782 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,929
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 1%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,054 in-state, $14,453 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,830
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 8,018
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge. At Saginaw Valley, our students experience opportunities of self discovery, leadership, growth and international experiences. Our faculty are here to teach and mentor students to become all they can be.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha and Omega Bible Study, Alpha Delta Morning Star, Catholics on Campus, His House Christian Fellowship, Student Bible Study Group, Valley Voices
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Alpha, Pi Theta Epsilon, Psi Chi
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Intercultural night, international food festival, taste of soul food, card's party, homecoming, coming home, showtime at the apollo
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Organization of Black Unity, International Students Club, Chinese Student Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Saginaw (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Freeland (7), Detroit (117)
  • Distance to nearest train Flint (46)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 9%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 48%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 24%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 14%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 45
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (89%), apartment for single students (11%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 28%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Number Of Microforms 370,156
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 636,202
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 24,853
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Museums Marshall M. Frederick's Sculpture Museum
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 10,009
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Saginaw Public Schools, Carrolton Public Schools, Bay City Public Schools, Bridgeport/Spaulding Schools, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, Covenant Healthcare
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 66%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,437
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City