- 4 Year
- UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI
COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:
SVSU plans to safely welcome our Cardinal community to campus for the fall 2021 semester, with 80% of classes expected to operate in-person at full capacity. We are open for in-person campus tours, and masks are not required for fully vaccinated visitors in most of our indoor spaces. 75% of our faculty and staff, and thousands of our students, are already vaccinated. Learn More
- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade B
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade A+
- Athleticsgrade B
- Party Scenegrade B+
- Professorsgrade B+
- Locationgrade B
- Dormsgrade A+
- Campus Foodgrade A
- Student Lifegrade A minus
- Safetygrade B+
At SVSU, you get unique opportunities that other undergraduates don’t. We offer innovative programs, where our passionate students are inspired by real-world experiences through undergraduate research, fieldwork, hands-on internships, study abroad, leadership development and more. Our small class sizes and dedicated professors guide and support you with individualized mentorship, so your goals become a reality.
Our students don’t just succeed, they excel. With countless national and international achievements, our students are empowered to defy limits and unleash their potential. We're proud to provide the most affordable state tuition in Michigan and the #1 ranked dorms in the nation. We believe in fostering a community-minded environment that allows you to reach extraordinary heights. With a 97% job placement rate and nearly one-third of students graduating without any debt, you are prepared to soar. At SVSU, we are invested together—and we believe in you. Your future starts here.
Saginaw Valley State University Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Nursing207 Graduates
- Business128 Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science84 Graduates
- Social Work and Youth Services84 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies67 Graduates
- Health Service Preparatory Studies65 Graduates
- Elementary Education61 Graduates
- Communications57 Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering54 Graduates
- Marketing44 Graduates
Nursing at Saginaw Valley State University
SVSU's Nursing program is where compassion meets excellence as students learn how to provide diligent care and encouragement to their patients, families and community. Students in this major grow together as an academic cohort in a hands-on nursing curriculum through simulation labs, extensive clinical experience, internships and course work to achieve a nearly 100% job placement rate.
- Mix of Online and on Campus20%
- On Campus78%
- Very motivated to learn9%
- Evolving as it grows.34%
- Home away from home4%
Saginaw Valley State University Reviews
The professors are very intelligent and very approachable and it is not unlikely that a few of them will become your friends! There are many opportunities for scholarships and the tuition is already relatively cheap for such high quality teaching. This school may be smaller than some, but it is certainly not to be overlooked by anyone who wants to learn a lot but not pay a lot to do so!