What makes an SVSU education valuable?

COMPETITIVE DEGREES

Over 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees offer you incredible options and variety -- from criminal justice to neuroscience. SVSU's College of Business ranks in the top 5% worldwide.

EXTRAORDINARY FACULTY

Every class at SVSU is taught by faculty, 86% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Learn directly from some of the best professors in the nation, including one of Oxford University's Global Top 50 Educators.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

84% of SVSU students engage in study abroad, field-based learning or volunteer work. Last year, our students earned 3,000 different placements for internships, competitive research, and co-ops.

LOW DEBT

SVSU proudly graduates nearly a third of our students with zero debt of any kind. We work hard to ensure you start pursuing your dreams with strong financial support.

HIGH FINANCIAL AID

SVSU offers more than $14 million in institutional aid each year. More than 86% of students receive financial aid through academic, merit and athletic scholarships. We also provide grants, loans and Work Study opportunities at SVSU based on financial need.

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid


1.

Apply to SVSU


Use the net price calculator to get an estimate of aid for which you are already eligible.

2.

Apply for financial aid

Fill out your FAFSA: fafsa.gov
SVSU Code: 002314


When you fill out the FAFSA, you are automatically considered for SVSU’s academic scholarships and grants. We also have nearly 1,000 private scholarships that require filling out SVSU’s common scholarship application. This application opens on December 1. svsu.edu/scholarships

3.

Stay Updated


Within a month of submission, look for your SVSU award letter. Then, keep checking online at my.svsu.edu throughout the spring. SVSU has financial aid experts that will meet one-on-one with you to find the best possible financial aid package for you. You can keep track of your award package from your SVSU student account.

4.

Accept 


Follow the steps on my.svsu.edu to accept your award letter.

THE CARDINAL PLEDGE

"I was a first-generation college student who worked full-time for the Detroit Police Department while in school. I understand the financial challenges students and their families face, and that is why we are committed to keeping our tuition rates affordable without sacrificing quality."

- Donald Bachand, SVSU President

95%
Placement for Graduates (2015)
$1M
The positive difference in lifetime earnings for a college graduate
3,489
Different employers hiring through SVSU Career Services
86%
of SVSU students received scholarship and/or financial assistance other than loans
27%
of SVSU students graduate with no debt at all
86%
of SVSU faculty hold the highest degree in their field

You deserve an extraordinary education at an affordable cost.

86% of students receive a scholarship and/or financial assistance other than loans.

4 Steps To Cardinal

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