You Deserve an Extraordinary Education at an Affordable Cost

Of all the public universities, SVSU has the best tuition rate in Michigan. We are committed to clear and direct communication with our students, meaning no hidden or padded fees once you arrive on campus. When you choose SVSU, we work with you to find scholarships, set up a payment plan and choose the housing and course load options that make the most financial sense for you.

2014 student debt upon graduation

SVSU has the 2nd lowest average student debt in Michigan

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid


1.

Estimate Cost


Use the net price calculator to get an estimate of aid for which you are already eligible.

2.

Apply


Complete the FAFSA (use code 002314) and you are automatically considered for academic scholarships & grants. Qualify for 200+ private scholarships by completing the common scholarship application -- opens December 1.

3.

Stay Updated


Within a month of submission, look for your award letter online at my.svsu.edu. Our experts are constantly looking for ways to help you save and will update your record when they find something new for which you qualify.

4.

Register for SOAR


A $95 deposit secures your orientation spot. This payment is due when reserving your SOAR orientation date.

Tips & Facts

CARDINAL COSTS

MICHIGAN RESIDENT

2016-17 ACADEMIC YEAR - FULL TIME

TUITION AND MANDATORY FEES: $8,722
Fulltime students take an average 14 credit hours per semester

BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $1,350
(Estimated average)

COST OF ATTENDANCE: $10,072

 

ROOM AND BOARD: $9,185
SVSU voted the best dorms in Michigan and 26 in the nation (Niche). Students select weekly meal plans or a block plan option; whatever fits you best.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: $1,120
At SVSU, freshmen are encouraged to bring cars on campus—there are no parking fees.


NON-RESIDENT/ INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
Standard tuition for non-resident/ international students is $22,145. All other fees average the same
[ more information about international student costs ]

 

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