At SVSU you will experience opportunities of self discovery, leadership, and growth while pursuing one of our 90 undergraduate or graduate programs. You will be enlightened to international cultures through speakers, coursework, and perhaps even a study abroad experience. Our distinguished faculty are committed to undergraduate teaching. The value of these opportunities is enhanced by the fact that SVSU offers the lowest tuition rate of Michigan’s public universities.
SVSU is located within the Great Lakes Bay region (GLB) of Michigan and is in the center of the cities that comprise the region including Bay City, Midland and Saginaw. Our students enjoy a safe, modern campus with easy access to urban amenities and the year-round activities and festivals of the GLB region.
SVSU is a place that helps you become everything you want to be, can be, and are willing to work hard to be. Now is the time to go from "I want to..." to "I am..." Applications for admission, financial aid or employment will help you get started.
Your college experience isn’t just about what you learn in the classroom – learning is also on campus, in the local community and around the world. Engagement and leadership can be formal or informal, including joining or leading a Registered Student Organization, getting involved in Alternative Breaks, or presenting research at a national conference.
An SVSU education — personal and practical — is equaled by an attention to quality and a commitment to affordability … offering a great value!
SVSU offers special opportunities for high-achieving, hard-working students — explore new interests, engage in scholarly research, travel abroad, give back to the community, work closely with faculty, and more!
SVSU is a teaching university with an emphasis on undergraduate programs. No classes are taught by teaching assistants, so professors know students by name. Learning is powerful — and personal.
SVSU is a safe, beautiful, state-of-the-art campus with easy access to urban amenities. Of Michigan’s 15 public universities that submitted reports, SVSU has the lowest utility costs per square foot — savings that are passed along in the lowest tuition rate of the 15 public universities.
SVSU promotes field-based studies, internships and other types of applied learning experiences — 75 percent of SVSU’s incoming freshmen participate in community-based learning and co-curricular activities.