Your Cardinal story starts here. We unleash your potential. We guide your goals. When you come to SVSU, you become part of We - a community unlike any you’ve known. And, we want you to join us.
At SVSU, the world is our classroom. When it comes to college, there are a lot of institutions who boast about academic opportunity. Our students land competitive positions or spots in prestigious grad schools. At SVSU, we defy expectations and soar far above them. Where you go from here is up to you!
We take great care in making sure to provide a safe and enjoyable experience so that you can see the "Day in the Life of a Cardinal."
In-Person Registration is open to all students during regular business hours and follows the priority registration schedules and exception dates table. New students must complete an orientation program prior to registering for classes.
True Cardinals have Red Pride. And we wear it not just on Fridays. Red Pride is calling some of the best residence halls in the country home. Being a part of any number of the 170 student led organizations. Being surrounded by people and centers to help you succeed. There is a place for you here.
Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs of study for its more than 7,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students.
97% job and graduate school placement for our graduates Ranked #1 in the nation for the best college dorms (niche.com) Ranked #1 in Michigan for best college campus (niche.com) Average number of students in a classroom is 22 Over 170 student clubs and organizations Lowest tuition of Michigan's public universities 49% of freshmen had their entire tuition paid for by scholarships and grants
Location: Saginaw, MichiganNickname: CardinalsYear Founded: 1963