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Saginaw Valley State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Chuck Vierk
Profile
Size
7 / 10
7,719 Undergrads / 8,515 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$14,669 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
77% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
77%
Overall Graduation Rate
43%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
12% / 43%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
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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No commits have been submitted for this team.

Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI, 48710, University Center, MI, 48710 See Directions
Team Videos
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
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
518 - 570
Math
490 - 590
Total
1000 - 1150
ACT
English
18 - 25
Math
18 - 25
Composite
19 - 26

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

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

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

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 7,329 2,674 4,623
% Admitted 77% 76% 78%
% Admits That Enroll 28% 29% 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.39
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (16%)
    Health Professions (13%)
    Psychology (11%)
    Education (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (5%)
    Engineering (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    History (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Physical Sciences
    Public Admin. & Social Services
    Theology
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $14,669

    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.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,308 $21,947
    Books & Supplies$1,035 $1,035
    Cost of Living$9,749 $9,749
    Personal Expenses$1,162 $1,162
     
    Sticker Price$22,254 $33,602

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship84%$6,450
    Federal Grants36%$4,532
    Pell Grants36%$4,449
    Other Federal3%$1,312
    State & Local Grants8%$1,266
    Institutional Grants76%$4,911
     
    Student Loans64%$6,378
    Federal Loans63%$5,272
    Other Loans8%$9,430

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

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

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    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.

    Salary

    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.

    Payback

    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, 12% 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 3 3
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    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
    Category
    Classification
    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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