Saginaw Valley State University Graduate Schools

Saginaw Valley State University (referred to as Saginaw Valley State) is a Public, 4 years school located in University Center, MI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Saginaw Valley State University is $15,748 for Michigan residents and $29,622 for out-of-state students. The school has 825 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,028 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Saginaw Valley State University (referred to as Saginaw Valley State) is a Public, 4 years school located in University Center, MI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1970 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Saginaw Valley State Directory Information
School NameSaginaw Valley State University (Saginaw Valley State)
Address7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710
Phone989-964-4000
Webhttps://www.svsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.svsu.edu/apply/undergraduate
Financial Infohttps://www.svsu.edu/cfsc
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Saginaw Valley State University is $15,748 for Michigan residents and $29,622 for out-of-state students. The school has 825 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,028 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 102 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,622
$15,748 for Michigan Residents
Student Population825
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs102 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Saginaw Valley State University is $15,748 for Michigan residents and $29,622 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $656 for Michigan residents and $1,234 for out-of-state students.
Saginaw Valley State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Saginaw Valley State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Saginaw Valley State University is $15,748 for Michigan residents and $29,622 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.93% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$13,541$350$25,781$350
2018-2019$14,234$350$27,085$350
2019-2020$14,950$350$28,430$350
2020-2021$14,950$350$28,430$350
2021-2022$15,748-$29,622-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Saginaw Valley State is average compared to public graduate schools in Michigan. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $25,731 (public) / $18,675 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Saginaw Valley State University$15,748$29,622
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Michigan Graduate Schools$18,044$20,576
Public$16,661$25,731
Private$18,675
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,806 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Saginaw Valley State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.06% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,806. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -3.78% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,465$1,137$9,465$3,294
2018-2019$9,749$1,162$9,749$3,366
2019-2020$10,411$1,189$10,411$3,443
2020-2021$10,850$1,208$10,850$3,499
2021-2022$11,106$1,200$11,106$2,700
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $656 for Michigan residents and $1,234 for other students at Saginaw Valley State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.14% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$564$1,074
2018-2019$593$1,129
2019-2020$623$1,185
2020-2021$623$1,185
2021-2022$656$1,234

Graduate Programs at Saginaw Valley State

Saginaw Valley State University offers 31 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 307 students have completed their study at Saginaw Valley State University.
Offered Degrees at Saginaw Valley State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree284292
Doctor's degree - other101
Post Master's Degree2014
Total314307
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Saginaw Valley State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Administration and Supervision (other) program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Occupational Therapy/Therapist program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 4 completers.
Saginaw Valley State University offers 31 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 307 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 292 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences9-
Education [+] (1 completers) 60 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10$56,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Special Education and Teaching15$46,900
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching17-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Reading Teacher Education8-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Computer Teacher Education5-
Education (other)5-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)0-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 68 completers-
Public Administration14$42,000
Social Work54-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 125 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management12$39,300
Public Health Education and Promotion30-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist60-
3-
Nursing Administration2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing18-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business Administration and Management25-
Total292
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Nursing Practice1-
Total1
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 14 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)14-
Total14

Graduate Student Population at Saginaw Valley State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 825 students enrolled into Saginaw Valley State University graduate schools where it has total 8,028 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 255 full-time and 570 part-time graduate students. By gender, 170 male and 655 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total825170655
Full-time25545210
Part-tme570125445
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 660 White (80.00%), 46 Black/African American (5.58%), 29 Hispanic (3.52%), 11 Asian (1.33%), and 79 students with other races. 41 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total825170655
American Indian/Native American202
Asian1129
Black/African American461036
Hispanic29524
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White660124536
Two More15411
Un-Known21714
Non-resident Alien411823
Saginaw Valley State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 406 graduate students (49.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 240 graduate students (29.09% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total825
Enrolled Online Exclusively406
Enrolled Some Online Courses240
Not in Online Courses179

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