Tuition Costs

SVSU offers the most competitive tuition rate of Michigan's 15 public state universities.

Projected Two Semester* Costs for 2016-2017 Academic Year
*Two semesters is the equivalent of a standard academic year in the USA. I-20 cost of attendance amount is based on full academic year totals, listed below. Tuition costs are still subject to change for the coming academic year.

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English Language
Program

Undergraduate

Graduate

Red & White Award
Undergraduate/ELP

Red & White Award
Graduate

Tuition Rate
FULL TIME
One semester
$8,425
(12 credit hours)
$8,425
(12 credit hours)
$8,950
(9 credit hours)

$3,588
(12 credit hours)

$4,758
(9 credit hours)

           
           
           

Tuition Rate
FULL TIME
One academic year

$16,849
(24 credit hours)

$16,849
(24 credit hours)

$17,899
(18 credit hours)

$7,175
(24 credit hours)

$9,515
(18 credit hours)

           

Housing**
Private bedroom,
two semesters

$6,000 $6,000 $6,000 $6,000 $6,000
           

Meals

$3,650 $3,650 $3,650 $3,650 $3,650
           
Health
Insurance
$1,550 $1,550 $1,550 $1,550 $1,550
           
Miscellaneous including
$150 Orientation Fee
$2,675 $2,675 $2,675 $2,675 $2,675
           
TOTAL $30,724 $30,724 $31,774 $21,050 $23,390

 

 

 

 

**This cost is based on the price of on-campus housing in an apartment with a private bedroom for two semesters. Other options are available for on-campus housing.


Tuition Payment

Tuition, housing and health insurance payments are due to SVSU in full upon arrival and registration. You must be prepared to pay 50% of the amount on your I-20 when you arrive at SVSU. We recommend you bring a check, bank draft or traveler's checks payable to SVSU. You may also SVSU Payment and Wire Transfer Instructions (263kB) to SVSU. Credit card payments may be made by Mastercard, Discover or American Express, but are subject to a 2.9% fee.