Saginaw Valley State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Chuck Vierk
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7,719 Undergrads / 8,515 Students
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$14,271 Net Price
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73% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
15% / 44%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Cardinals mostly travel around the Great Lakes region to take on opponents like Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State, University of Dayton, and Robert Morris University-Illinois.

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7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI, 48710 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Saginaw Michigan Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Lansing Michigan Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Kalamazoo Michigan Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
Where Grads Work
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Dow Corning
  • Nexteer Automotive
  • State of Michigan
  • General Motors
  • Delta College
  • Saginaw Public School System
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Bay City Public Schools
  • Covenant HealthCare
  • Consumers Energy
  • Utica Community Schools
  • University of Michigan
  • Morley
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
518 - 570
490 - 590
1000 - 1150
19 - 25
18 - 25
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 450 - 490 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 7,149 2,536 4,596
% Admitted 73% 71% 74%
% Admits That Enroll 28% 30% 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.39
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (23%)
    Business (18%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (14%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (7%)
    Human Services, General (6%)
    Social Work (6%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (5%)
    Engineering (5%)
    Education (4%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (4%)
    Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other (4%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,814 $21,947
    Books & Supplies$1,059 $1,059
    Cost of Living$10,411 $10,411
    Personal Expenses$1,189 $1,189
    Sticker Price$23,473 $33,602

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship98%$7,022
    Federal Grants36%$4,626
    Pell Grants36%$4,616
    Other Federal1%$1,384
    State & Local Grants7%$1,195
    Institutional Grants95%$5,379
    Student Loans64%$6,025
    Federal Loans63%$5,124
    Other Loans7%$7,904

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $86.2 Million $10,120

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,433.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,272 $281

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,532 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.86 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 15% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 1 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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