Check in with Saginaw Valley State University's admissions department for more information on applying.
The following is an overiew of some of Saginaw Valley State University's admissions stats.
|Saginaw Valley State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||19%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Saginaw Valley State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Saginaw Valley State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Saginaw Valley State University. Saginaw Valley State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Saginaw Valley State University accepted 78% of all applicants, approximately 4,577 from the 5,878 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Saginaw Valley State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Saginaw Valley State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Saginaw Valley State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Saginaw Valley State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Saginaw Valley State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Saginaw Valley State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||Students with a 2.749 and lower cumulative high school GPA will be reviewed using other criteria. Students may be asked to submit additional documents as needed once their application is submitted|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.75|
Students admitted to Saginaw Valley State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 60% submitted a class rank. At Saginaw Valley State University 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.
At Saginaw Valley State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||23%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||15%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Saginaw Valley State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Saginaw Valley State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Saginaw Valley State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Saginaw Valley State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Saginaw Valley State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Saginaw Valley State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Saginaw Valley State University.
Does Saginaw Valley State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Saginaw Valley State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saginaw Valley State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Saginaw Valley State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Saginaw Valley State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Saginaw Valley State University?
✅ Saginaw Valley State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Saginaw Valley State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Saginaw Valley State University has an acceptance rate of 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saginaw Valley State University?
❌ Saginaw Valley State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Saginaw Valley State University? Saginaw Valley State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Saginaw Valley State University acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saginaw Valley State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saginaw Valley State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Saginaw Valley State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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