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CARDINAL COSTS

MICHIGAN RESIDENT (ESTIMATED)

2020-21 ACADEMIC YEAR

FULL TIME

TUITION AND MANDATORY FEES
Fulltime students take an average of 14 credit hours per semester

$10,480


BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

Estimated average

$1,076

COST OF ATTENDANCE

$11,556

HOUSING AND MEALS: $10,850

SVSU voted the best dorms in Michigan and #1 in the nation (Niche.com)! Students select weekly meal plans or a block plan option; whatever fits you best.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: $1,208

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 $24,639. All other fees average the same.





Four Years, Tuition Free For Qualifying Students

The SVSU Cardinal Commitment

At SVSU, we see your value and we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. We believe that the cost of tuition should not prevent you from taking the next step in your academic journey and future career. That’s why we developed the SVSU Cardinal Commitment.

This extensive financial aid package provides four years of free tuition for eligible first-time in college students in Michigan who have a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less and meet eligibility criteria.

Is your family income more than $50,000? We offer many additional scholarships for which you may be eligible or contact us to see how we can help you.

See if you qualify for free tuition >>

Tips & Facts

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid


1.
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Estimate your costs


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

3.

Apply for financial aid

Fill out your FAFSA.
SVSU Code: 002314


When you fill out the FAFSA, you are automatically considered for SVSU’s academic scholarships and grants. We also have nearly 1,000 private scholarships that require filling out SVSU’s common scholarship application. This application opens on December 1.

4.

Stay Updated


Within a month of submission, look for your SVSU award letter. Then, keep checking my.svsu.edu throughout the spring. SVSU has financial aid experts that will meet one-on-one with you to find the best possible financial aid package for you. You can keep track of your award package from your SVSU student account.