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Why choose SVSU?

  • Undergraduate students are taught by full-time faculty.
  • In every nursing semester, simulation is integrated into the topics covered each week to give you the opportunity to practice your nursing skills in a safe environment.
  • Our nursing student mentors and tutors are available to help you make the transition as a professional nursing student during your first semester in the nursing program. They understand the challenges of being a new nursing student and will help you succeed.
  • SVSU has state of the art simulation laboratories with a wide variety of high fidelity mannequins which are used to enhance learning.
  • The nursing admission process is competitive and seeks well-qualified candidates.

Admission Requirements

The Nursing Program in the College of Health and Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University is competitive and does NOT have a waitlist. An applicant must have a minimum GPA in the science/statistics nursing prerequisite courses of 3.0 and an overall GPA of 3.0 to apply.  All nursing prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better except for anatomy and physiology which must be completed with a grade of "B-" (2.7) or better in each.   

Students will be notified via their SVSU email accounts of application decisions. Notification will occur 4-6 weeks after the application deadline. Questions? Email or call 989-964-2732.

BSN Program

(989) 964-4517

Graduate Programs

(989) 964-4595

RN-BSN Program

(989) 964-4184


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