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Please follow the instructions below to complete your application for admission to SVSU.

To apply for ELP and/or undergraduate (bachelor's) study:

  • Click here to apply online. There is a $90 application fee.
  • Submit copy of passport name page
  • Mail Evidence of Financial Support (original bank statement signed and stamped by the bank) for one academic year, $29,039 USD
  • Mail official high school transcripts, translated into English
  • Request to have scores on the English language test sent directly to SVSU (if scores are not submitted or are below requirements, conditional admission may be offered)

To apply for graduate (master's) study:

  • Click here to apply online. There is a $90 application fee.
  • Submit copy of passport name page
  • Mail Evidence of Financial Support (original bank statement signed and stamped by the bank) for one academic year, $29,039 USD
  • Mail official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, translated into English (original document signed and stamped by college or university)
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate competence in English. Request to have scores on the English language test sent directly to SVSU. Each graduate degree has a specific requirement for English language proficiency, please see the chart below for Acceptable English Scores. Some programs do offer conditional admission if requirements are not met on application.* 
  • Mail Evidence of Financial Support (original bank statement signed and stamped by the bank) in the amount of $30,056 USD for one academic year

Please refer to the Graduate Degrees degrees section of the Graduate Programs website for additional program specific requirements.

Please submit your application (if using paper version) and supporting documents to:

Saginaw Valley State University
International Admissions
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710-0001 U.S.A.

English Language Requirements for Admission >>

*Conditional Admission

Students without an English proficiency score (TOEFL or IELTS) or with a score below the minimum requirement may be admitted to the English Language Program or conditionally admitted to a degree program. Upon successful completion of English requirements, those students conditionally admitted can begin their degree program. Students interested in conditional admission should choose “Both ELP and Degree Program” on the first page of the application.

Admissions Questions?

Please contact International Admissions at intadmit@svsu.edu or +1.989.964.6096.