Saginaw Valley State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Saginaw Valley State University is a medium four-year, public school with 10,555 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Bay City, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Saginaw Valley State University.

Saginaw Valley State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Nursing, Management, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
The student retention rate at Saginaw Valley State University is fair at 70% (close to Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Saginaw Valley State University is low: 38%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saginaw Valley State University is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,200
Average tuition prices are fairly high - $18,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Saginaw Valley State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $500, which makes it a total of $19,200 a year.

Read the details about Saginaw Valley State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
85%
According to government data, 6,324 applications were submitted and 5,382 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Saginaw Valley State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
Saginaw Valley State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saginaw Valley State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Saginaw Valley State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,800 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, roughly $4,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Saginaw Valley State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saginaw Valley State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Rd, Bay City, Michigan 48710, USA
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