International Students

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Finding a graduate program that is right for you can be a challenge. You have many things to consider including degree offerings, school size, location and campus safety, costs and international admissions requirements.  At SVSU we want to ease the concerns of our International Students.  

 

Benefits of attending SVSU’s Graduate Program

  • SVSU offers 11 graduate degrees to choose from.
  • All of our programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association along with many other specialized program accreditations.
  • SVSU currently has over 10,000 actively enrolled students with over 600 of them coming from 29 different countries. All classes and student housing are within walking distance. Our class sizes are smaller offering individual attention. 
  • We are located in the beautiful state of Michigan in the Great Lakes Bay Region between Saginaw and Bay City. There are many great restaurants, shopping centers, movie theaters, art museums and more close by.
  • Our campus and surrounding area are extremely safe. Campus Safety Report >>
  • SVSU offers competitive tuition rates for international students.
  • To determine your admission requirements, please visit graduate degree, click on the program you are interested in and then click on Admission Requirements.

 

Language Requirements

In addition, applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate competence in English. Acceptable TOEFL PBT, TOEFL IBT and IELTS scores vary by program (see chart below). SVSU’s English Language Program is available for students without a TOEFL score or those with a TOEFL score below the required minimum. Successful completion of the English Language program does not guarantee acceptance to a graduate program at SVSU.

Program

Minimum GPA

TOEFL PBT

TOEFL IBT

IELTS

 MAS*

2.75

580

92

7.0

 CDM*

3.0

540

76

6.5

 MAITEL

3.0

550

79

6.5 - 7.0

 MAT

3.0

550

79

6.5 - 7.0

 MBA*

3.0

550

79

6.5 - 7.0

 MEd-Principalship

3.0

550

79

6.5 - 7.0

 MEM*

3.0

550

79

6.5 - 7.0

 MSHAL*

3.0

580

92

7.0

 MSN

3.0

580

92

7.0

 DNP

3.0

580

92

7.0

 MSOT

3.0

525

71

6.0

 *Conditional Admission Available

 

Helpful Links

Why SVSU? >>
Graduate Degrees >>
Office of International Programs >>
Testimonials/Messages >>
Accreditations >>
Tuition & Fees >>
Dates & Deadlines  >>
Financial Assistance >>
Campus Photos >>
How to Apply >>
International Graduate Application for Admission (276kB)

 

For more information on our programs, please visit our Prospective Students page or Contact Us.