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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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Food and Dining
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Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for Saginaw Valley State University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Chelsie from Chesaning, MI
  • 22 out of 22 people found this review helpful

SVSU is a great university. I came from a small town and didn't have any trouble adjusting to college life. The class sizes are small, the professors work with you and help you understand the material, the campus is always growing, and not to mention, the housing is fantastic! Some of the best in Michigan! SVSU also offers many scholarships to students and financial aid as well. Overall, it is great to be a cardinal!!

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  • lisa from flushing, mi
  • Jun-24-2016 I am a current student here

    svsu is a great school for graduate work. they make the class schedules easy to attend while working and raising a family. it is easy to get to and navigate around campus with very friendly staff and students.

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  • Savanah - BURTON, MI
  • Mar-27-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    SVSU has an amazing and beautiful canpus. Not to mention, it has a ton of food places and it's small enough to feel at home, but big enough to see new faces all the time. It's also has amazing nursing and engineering programs.

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  • Nanda-Devi from Sterling Heights, MI
  • Jan-10-2016 I am a current student here

    Saginaw Valley State is amazing. It's small enough that it's easy to navigate, but big enough that you will always be seeing new faces and meeting new people. Saginaw Valley has successfully created a positive and enriched environment for students and I wouldn't choose to be anywhere else.

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  • Jake from Oscoda, MI
  • Apr-24-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I have seen around the campus and it is gorgeous. I would highly recommend this campus to anyone looking for a university yet still small enough where the teachers know you by name. Great school!

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Overall, SVSU has a very positive environment between the staff and students on campus. There is always someone willing to help you out. It's always a great day to be a cardinal!

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  • Lauren from Byron, MI
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    Saginaw Valley is a beautiful, small campus that has everything to offer that a large university does without the large crowds. Class sizes are small and professors take the time to get to know their students making you more than just a number. There is something for everyone on campus and it once you are there it is the greatest home away from home.

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  • D from Brighton, MI
  • Jan-04-2015 I am a current student here

    SVSU is a very clean, updated, and quiet college. It's gym is amazing, and the new field house is beautiful. The classroom sizes are great, but there's not much to do on the weekends.

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  • Lola Johnson
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Saginaw Valley State University is a small campus so you can't get lost and/or be late to classes. Everybody knows everybody, it is a great experience for new coming students. Also, you get a couple of really awesome teachers.

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  • Samantha from Temperance, MI
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Saginaw Valley is the perfect size for me. I came from a high school with a graduating class of about one hundred students. The ratio of students to professors is very beneficial to my learning, with about 20 students to one professor.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jul-30-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I went to visit this school a couple months ago. Everyone was really friendly, and the campus is really nice! I was very impressed with their nursing program and the equipment there.

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