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SVSU Fact Sheet-Fall 2008

 

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 Enrollment

 
Number
Percent
Total Headcount
9,837
100.0%
     
Level    
Undergrad
7,747
78.75%
Graduate
1,574
16.00%
Teacher Cert.
271
2.76%
Specialist
73
0.74%
Non-Degree
172
1.75%
     
Full/Part-Time    
Full-Time
6,957
70.72%
Part-Time
2,880
29.28%
     
Gender    
Male
3,828
38.91%
Female
6,009
61.09%
     
Ethnicity    
Native American
46
0.47%
Asian American
79
0.80%
African American
637
6.48%
Hispanic
171
1.74%
White
8,016
81.49%
International (Non-Canadian)
375
3.81%
Canadian
31
0.31%
Multi-Racial
208
2.11%
Unknown
274
2.79%
     
Geographic Origin    
Saginaw County
2,230
22.67%
Bay County
1,060
10.78%
Midland County
573
5.82%
Tuscola County
553
5.62%
Genesee County
676
6.87%
Huron County
294
2.99%
Other Michigan Counties
3,990
40.56%
Other States
55
0.56%
International/Canadian
406
4.13%
     
Age    
Under age 25
6,687
67.98%
Age 25 and over
3,150
32.02%
     
Average Age-Undergraduates
23
 
Average Age-Graduates
33
 
     
College    
Arts and Behavioral Sciences
1,716
17.4%
Business and Management
1,211
12.3%
Education
2,802
28.5%
Science, Eng and Technology
1,257
12.8%
Nursing
1,998
20.3%
Undecided
681
6.9%
Non-Degree
172
1.7%
     
Fall 2008 FTE: 8,060.29 (IPEDS formula)
     
Fall 2008 average class size: 23.47

Degrees Conferred to Date

Baccalaureate
24,021
 
Graduate
8,747
 
Specialist
224 
 

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Applied Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
Master of Arts in Administrative Science
Master of Arts in Communication and Digital Media Design
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
Master of Science in Health Leadership
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Specialist in Education

Accreditations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
American Chemical Society
Council on Social Work Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-AACSB International
National League for Nursing

Faculty

Of SVSU's 294 full-time faculty, 75% hold the highest degrees in their field (usually doctorates).

Financial Aid

SVSU offers a full range of financial assistance to students, including:
  • Need Based grants, loans, and scholarship
  • Scholarships based on academic and other achievements
  • College Work-Study employment
  • Cooperative Education employment
  • Internships in selected majors

Athletics

SVSU is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division II. There are nine intercollegiate sports open to men and nine to women.