Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Michigan


Costs to Attend Saginaw Valley State University

Are you interested in applying to Saginaw Valley State University yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Michigan Residents: $17,540
  • Non Michigan Residents: $28,483
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Michigan Residents: $7,682
  • Tution for non-Michigan Residents: $18,625
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $8,220
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $438

The cost per year to attend Saginaw Valley State University is $17,540 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Michigan have a total one year cost of $28,483. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from Saginaw Valley State University

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at Saginaw Valley State University is $70,160 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $70,160
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $113,932

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Michigan Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $8,770
  • Non Michigan Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $14,242

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $11,027*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $44,108**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 64%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $5,375
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 40%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,042
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $7,512

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Saginaw Valley State University is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Saginaw Valley State University? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $44,108, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 64% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $11,027. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Saginaw Valley State University student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $443.64
  • Amount Borrowed: $44,108.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $9,129.18
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $53,237.18

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Saginaw Valley State University? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford Saginaw Valley State University, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $53,237.18 is recommended to afford a $443.64 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Saginaw Valley State University in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $5,543 to $7,815. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 8.2%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $70,160.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Saginaw Valley State University.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $24,122, 4 Year Degree: $96,486
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $30,786, 4 Year Degree: $123,144
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $39,292, 4 Year Degree: $157,166
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $45,485, 4 Year Degree: $181,939

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Saginaw Valley State University are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Michigan residents: $246
  • Cost for one class for Michigan residents (3 credit hours): $738
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $597
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $1,791
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $2,388

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Saginaw Valley State University for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $6,900 In State / $16,200 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.3% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $6,492 In State / $14,891 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.7% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $6,258 In State / $14,283 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.9% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $5,543 In State / $12,541 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.9% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $5,282 In State / $11,891 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.5% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $4,913 In State / $11,019 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.4% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $4,798 In State / $10,388 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.5% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $4,382 In State / $9,288 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.4% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $3,898 In State / $8,161 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $3,608 In State / $7,410 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -0.6% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $3,628 In State / $7,285 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.9% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $3,526 In State / $6,950 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.3% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $3,447 In State / $6,944 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.9% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $3,350 In State / $6,727 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.8% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $3,259 In State / $6,541 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $3,103 In State / $6,222 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.3% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $2,891 In State / $5,890 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.3% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $2,620 In State / $5,386 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $2,426 In State / $4,976 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.8% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $2,271 In State / $4,526 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.6% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $2,131 In State / $4,363 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.8% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $1,959 In State / $4,030 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.9% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $1,782 In State / $3,520 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $1,697 In State / $3,317 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Saginaw Valley State University ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $17,540. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Degree 131 $70,160
4 year cost
Social Work Bachelor's Degree 93 $70,160
4 year cost
Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 56 $70,160
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 42 $70,160
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 37 $70,160
4 year cost
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Bachelor's Degree 29 $70,160
4 year cost
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Degree 27 $70,160
4 year cost
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 27 $70,160
4 year cost
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Degree 25 $70,160
4 year cost
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst Bachelor's Degree 23 $70,160
4 year cost
Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Degree 18 $70,160
4 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 16 $70,160
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 15 $70,160
4 year cost
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 15 $70,160
4 year cost
Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 14 $70,160
4 year cost
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 11 $70,160
4 year cost
Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Degree 11 $70,160
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $70,160
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 8 $70,160
4 year cost
Creative Writing Bachelor's Degree 8 $70,160
4 year cost
Biochemistry Bachelor's Degree 8 $70,160
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $70,160
4 year cost
International/Global Studies Bachelor's Degree 7 $70,160
4 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 7 $70,160
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $70,160
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $70,160
4 year cost
Public Administration Bachelor's Degree 6 $70,160
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $70,160
4 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $70,160
4 year cost
Chemistry, Other Bachelor's Degree 4 $70,160
4 year cost
Engineering/Industrial Management Bachelor's Degree 4 $70,160
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $70,160
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $70,160
4 year cost
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $70,160
4 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Degree 3 $70,160
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $70,160
4 year cost
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree 3 $70,160
4 year cost
Applied Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Graphic Design Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $70,160
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
Education, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
History Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost
International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Degree 1 $70,160
4 year cost

About Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University is a four year public college located in University Center, Michigan.  Full time enrollment is 8,121 and part time is 2,669.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 6,324 applicants. 5,382 were admitted and 1,653 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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  • 7400 Bay Rd
  • University Center, Michigan
  • 48710

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