We understand that the pandemic has not only caused health implications, it has affected families’ financial positions and disrupted events and plans that at one time seemed a sure thing. As the university with the lowest tuition of any state school – along with small class sizes, and modern, spacious residence halls -- we are dedicated to a safe, affordable and rewarding college experience for all our students.
We have implemented new financial measures to aid students and their families during this difficult time and remain committed to clear and direct communication with our students, meaning no hidden or padded fees once you arrive on campus. Our faculty and professional staff are eagerly awaiting your questions and to work with you and your family to develop a strategy to help reach your goals.
While we understand and applaud your caution, we are taking every precaution to make sure our students are protected and safe. If your plans have changed, we’re still planning on an enriching and rewarding college experience. Don’t put your degree on hold. Apply for free today. Your future awaits.
Saginaw Valley State University offers high-quality, in-demand programs at the lowest tuition rate of any Michigan university.
Additionally, 90% of students receive scholarships and no-loan aid.
Over 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees offer you incredible options and variety -- from criminal justice to neuroscience. SVSU's Scott L. Carmona College of Business ranks in the top 5% worldwide.
Every class at SVSU is taught by faculty, 88% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Learn directly from some of the best professors in the nation - who are not only experts but who are also there to support you.
84% of SVSU students engage in study abroad, field-based learning or volunteer work. Last year, our students earned 3,000 different placements for internships, competitive research, and co-ops.
SVSU proudly graduates nearly a third of our students with zero debt of any kind. We work hard to ensure you start pursuing your dreams with strong financial support.
SVSU offers more than $18 million in institutional aid each year. More than 90% of students receive financial aid through academic, merit and athletic scholarships. We also provide grants, loans and Work Study opportunities at SVSU based on financial need.