About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university that offers 90 programs of study at the baccalaureate and master's degree levels for its 10,000 students on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region. SVSU is committed to quality teaching in the classroom, field-based learning experiences, NCAA Division II athletics and a range of academic and extracurricular opportunities for students to excel.
The youngest of Michigan's 15 state universities, SVSU has increased the size of its physical facilities and modernized them to keep pace with student growth. More than 70 percent of freshmen live on campus in student housing. As it has grown, SVSU has continued to emphasize personal connections with faculty and staff; the average class size is 25 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu
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About Saginaw Valley State University
Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a “Great College to Work For” in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student... housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.