Saginaw Valley State University Rankings

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In the World#2122 of 14178
In North America#653 of 2629
In the United States#601 of 2528
In Michigan#18 of 62
In University Center#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
7,476
Graduates
775
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
svsu.edu

Saginaw Valley State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%71%74%
Applicants7,1492,5364,596
Admissions5,2271,8083,413
Freshmen enrolled full time1,458540918
Freshmen enrolled part time1239

1,636 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

384 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,387 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saginaw Valley State University are 980-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
191 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saginaw Valley State University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6294 (76%)
Black or African American630 (8%)
Nonresident Alien402 (5%)
Hispanic388 (5%)
Two or more races282 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown162 (2%)
Asian71 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,022
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,376$14,950
Tuition in-state$10,376$14,950
Tuition out-of-state$24,963$28,430
Fee in-district$438$350
Fee in-state$438$350
Fee out-of-state$438$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,471
Combined charge for room and board$8,380
Room charge$4,430
Meal charge$3,950

Saginaw Valley State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse207
Social Work8446
Business Administration and Management, General10022
Kinesiology and Exercise Science83
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies65
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other64
Elementary Education and Teaching61
Occupational Therapy & Therapist57
Mechanical Engineering54
Speech Communication and Rhetoric53
Accounting43
Marketing, Other42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General42
Rehabilitation Science37
Graphic Design37
Psychology, General35
Computer and Information Sciences, General277
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing34
Special Education and Teaching, General429
Educational Leadership and Administration, General33
General Studies31
Finance, General30
Health & Health Care Administration & Management30
History, General28
Public Administration718
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other23
Early Childhood Education and Teaching22
Business & Commerce, General22
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst20
English Language and Literature, General19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18
Biochemistry16
Athletic Training & Trainer15
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing14
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist14
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia12
Political Science and Government, General11
Art & Art Studies, General10
International Business & Trade & Commerce9
Creative Writing9
Reading Teacher Education9
Sociology8
Geography7
Chemistry, General7
Mathematics, General7
Business & Managerial Economics7
Music, General6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Education, Other6
Spanish Language and Literature5
International & Global Studies4
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Visual and Performing Arts, Other3
French Language and Literature3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Applied Mathematics, General2
Nursing Education2
Computer Teacher Education2
Physics, General1
Neuroscience1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Chemistry, Other1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other1
Nursing Administration1
Grand Total1,408331
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%36%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,049
Citations
14,996

Publication count by topic

Psychology
160
Medicine
108
Computer science
93
Mathematics
86
Sociology
78
Biology
67
Political science
57
Economics
52
Materials science
51
Business
49
History
47
Engineering
36
Art
29
Geography
23
Philosophy
21
Chemistry
19
Physics
16
Environmental science
11
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy127156
Psychology13136,595
Sociology1581663
Economics1659987
History172623
Business2001656
Medicine25721,645
Political science267467
Mathematics2678712
Art29842
Geography3084100
Biology31761,267
Materials science3402435
Physics367684
Engineering3844107
Environmental science392969
Chemistry4170340
Computer science4209190
Geology44862

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199055
199167
1992610
19931224
19941123
1995930
1996634
19971232
1998644
1999848
20001353
2001863
20022067
20031568
200424106
20052994
200629137
200728171
200838279
200938409
201047511
201160737
201253787
201369905
2014661135
2015861355
2016641390
2017511284
2018471142
2019771350
2020531653

General info

Alternative namesSVSU
Founded1963
WikipediaSaginaw Valley State University
MottoSomething More. Something Better.
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to April. Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff856
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7400 Bay Rd
University Center, Michigan, 48710
United States
Phone9899644000
Fax+1 (989) 964 0180

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