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Please follow the instructions below to complete your application for admission to SVSU.

To apply for ELP and/or undergraduate (bachelor's) study*:

  • Complete the online application. There is a $90 application fee.
  • Submit copy of passport name/photo page
  • Mail Evidence of Financial Support (original bank statement signed and stamped by the bank) for one academic year, $30,068 USD)
  • Mail official high school transcripts, translated into English
  • Request to have scores on the English language test sent directly to SVSU (if scores are not submitted or are below requirements, conditional admission may be offered)

To apply for graduate (master's) study:

  • Complete the online application. There is a $90 application fee.
  • Submit copy of passport name/photo page
  • Mail Evidence of Financial Support (original bank statement signed and stamped by the bank) for one academic year, $31,118 USD
  • Mail official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, translated into English (original document signed and stamped by college or university)
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate competence in English. Request to have scores on the English language test sent directly to SVSU. Each graduate degree has a specific requirement for English language proficiency, please see the chart below for Acceptable English Scores.
  • MING CHUAN STUDENTS: Please enter "Ming Chuan" for the "Agent Name" on the application to ensure proper processing.

Please refer to the Graduate Degrees degrees section of the Graduate Programs website for additional program specific requirements.

Please submit your supporting documents to:

Saginaw Valley State University
International Admissions
230 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710-0001 U.S.A.


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*Conditional Admission

Students without an English proficiency score (TOEFL or IELTS) or with a score below the minimum requirement may be admitted to the English Language Program. Upon successful completion of English requirements, those students may continue into an undergraduate program of study.  Graduate students who have successfully completed the ELP can re-apply for admission to the graduate program of their choice, submitting  TOEFL/IELTS scores sufficient to graduate program to which they apply.

 

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Admissions Questions?

Please contact International Admissions at intadmit@svsu.edu or +1.989.964.6096.