Saginaw Valley State University 2020-21 Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fee information listed are the rates for Fall 2020 and Winter, Spring and Summer 2021. Tuition & Fees are subject to change without notice by action of the SVSU Board of Control. Credit hour cost is determined by course level, not by a student’s class standing. A person’s auditing or receiving credit by examination is subject to the regular tuition and fee rates for the course.

Tuition & Fees

Michigan Resident Tuition Fees

Undergraduate Courses (000-499 Level Courses)


Undergraduate - Professional Program Courses (a)


Graduate Courses (500-699 Level Courses)
HHS 500-799 Level Courses


Doctorate Courses (DNP)


Non-Resident Tuition Fees

Undergraduate Courses (000-499 Level Courses)


Undergraduate – Professional Program Courses (a)


Graduate Courses (500-699 Level Courses)
HHS 500-799 Level Courses


Doctorate Courses (DNP)


Professional Program Courses Tuition Fees

Michigan Resident – Professional Program Course (a)


Non-Resident – Professional Program Course (a)



$345.85/unit & mandatory fees


$832.10/unit & mandatory fees

(a) Upper-division level courses (300-400 Level Courses) in the following departments or subjects: Accounting, Business Leadership, Computer Information Systems, Medical Laboratory Science, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Economics, Educational Leadership, Engineering Technology Management, Finance, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Management, Marketing, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work (list), Teacher Education and Teacher Education - Middle & Secondary Schools.

Social Work List of Courses at Professional Rate: SW316, 318, 320, 329, 330, 401, 402, 403, 483, 484 and 485.

Auditor: Tuition Rate
Credit by Examination: Tuition Rate

Mandatory Fees

General Service Fee (b)                                            $10.75/

(b) Parking Fee $1.70/
  Student Association Fee $0.60/
  Program Board Fee $0.25/
  Publication Fee- Valley Vanguard $0.17/
  Facility Debt Service Fee & Other $8.03/

Technology Fee                                                          $3.85/

Other Fees

Application Fees

Application (Undergraduate, Graduate)




College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences Fees

Moot Court Competition Fee (PS328 & PS358)


Applied Music (plus tuition)


Political Science - United Nations Conference Fee (PS363 & PS364)


College of Education Fees



Tk-20 System


Student Teaching (TE420, TEMS422, TE460)


College of Health & Human Services Fees

Clinical Lab (Nursing) $62.00/course
Nursing Assessment (NURS261,361,391,461,494,673) $170.00
Nursing Electronic Health Record (NURS672) $90.00
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Practicum Fee (NURS674, 740) $65.00/
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - Examination (NURS670) $215.00
KINE 101 Golf Fee $150.00
KINE 360 Lab Fee $100.00
MSOT Program Exam Fee (OT675) $27.00
Simulation License (NURS375 & 377) $109.00
Social Work LEAD Registration & Transportation (SW483, 520) $83.00
Social Work Hull-House Service Learning Activity (SW500, 510) $265.00
Social Work Detroit Immersion Service Learning Activity (SW550B, 551)  $550.00 
Occupational Therapy Program Fee (OT525, 620) $62.00
Certification Fee (Formerly Red Cross Provider Fee) (KINE120, 130, 220, 280, 320, 430) As negotiated with a third-party

Graduation Related Fees

Diploma Cover Replacement


Diploma Replacement




Miscellaneous Fees

Academic Computing

The Academic Computing Fee is a course fee that is applied to those courses that require the use of computers and technology in either specialized or general labs.


Identification/Transaction Card Replacement


Listener's Permit


Off-Campus Dual Enrollment


Study Abroad


Off-Campus Course Fees

30 miles:


31-45 miles:


46-60 miles:


61 and over miles:


Macomb Program:


Distance Learning Courses:


Orientation Fees

Freshman - First Time in College (FTIC)






Payment Fees

Credit Card Service Charge

As negotiated with a third-party provider

Late Payment

Late payment charges will be assessed a fee of 1.5% per month on past due amounts.

1.5% service charge

Non-Sufficient Funds - including ACH "Account not Found" 

If charges involve course registration & campus housing, late payment fees may also apply.


Undergraduate & Graduate Payment Plans Enrollment:


Fall & Winter


Spring & Summer


SVSU Undergraduate & Graduate Payment Plans Late Payment


Registration & Related Fees

Hand Registration


Late Registration
(first-time registration during drop/add period)


Transcript - *Plus any outstanding balance due to SVSU.


Online - Electronic Delivery


Paper - Mail Delivery



Campus Financial Services Center
Wickes Hall 131A
(989) 964-4900

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Wickes Hall 141
(989) 964-4900

Office of the Registrar
Wickes Hall 151
(989) 964-4085