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Saginaw Valley State University Admission Requirements

University Center, Michigan

Chances of getting into Saginaw Valley State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.4%
Admission Difficulty for Saginaw Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Saginaw Valley State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,672 out of 7,329 applicants were admitted making Saginaw Valley State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Saginaw Valley State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for Saginaw Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Saginaw Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saginaw Valley State University?

Saginaw Valley State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saginaw Valley State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >85%
1095 to 1200 Avg + 77%-85%
990 to 1095 Avg - 66%-77%
885 to 990 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 885 Low <54%
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Saginaw Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for Saginaw Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Saginaw Valley State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Saginaw Valley State University?

Admission data indicates that Saginaw Valley State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saginaw Valley State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saginaw Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >86%
22 to 26 Avg + 77%-86%
19 to 22 Avg - 68%-77%
16 to 19 Reach 57%-68%
Less than 16 Low <57%
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Saginaw Valley State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Saginaw Valley State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Saginaw Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,623 2,674 7,329
Accepted 3,621 2,035 5,672
Acceptance Rate 78% 76% 77%
Enrolled 984 593 1,577
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 29% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saginaw Valley State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saginaw Valley State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saginaw Valley State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
M
University of Michigan Flint

Flint, Michigan

C
Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

W
Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan

W
Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan

C
Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio

K
Kent State University at Kent

Kent, Ohio

Y
Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172051 IPEDS survey data for Saginaw Valley State University.

FAQs

Does Saginaw Valley State University prefer SAT or ACT?

94% of students submit their SAT scores to Saginaw Valley State University. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saginaw Valley State University?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Saginaw Valley State University. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saginaw Valley State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1200. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saginaw Valley State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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