You Deserve an Extraordinary Education at an Affordable Cost
Of all the public universities, SVSU has the best tuition rate in Michigan. We are committed to clear and direct communication with our students, meaning no hidden or padded fees once you arrive on campus. When you choose SVSU, we work with you to find scholarships, set up a payment plan and choose the housing and course load options that make the most financial sense for you.
Steps to Apply for Financial Aid
Apply to SVSU
Use the net price calculator to get an estimate of aid for which you are already eligible.
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
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.
Follow the steps on my.svsu.edu to accept your award letter.
Tips & Facts
2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR - FULL TIME
TUITION AND MANDATORY FEES: $9,055
Fulltime students take an average 14 credit hours per semester
BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $1,031
COST OF ATTENDANCE: $10,086
ROOM AND BOARD: $9,465
SVSU voted the best dorms in Michigan and 26 in the nation (Niche). Students select weekly meal plans or a block plan option; whatever fits you best.
At SVSU, freshmen are encouraged to bring cars on campus—there are no parking fees.
NON-RESIDENT/ INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
Standard tuition for non-resident/ international students is $21,286. All other fees average the same
[ more information about international student costs ]