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How hard is it to get into Saginaw Valley State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,227 out of 7,149 applicants were admitted making Saginaw Valley State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Saginaw Valley State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saginaw Valley State University?
Saginaw Valley State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 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 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1085 to 1190||Avg +||73%-82%|
|980 to 1085||Avg -||61%-73%|
|875 to 980||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 875||Low||<48%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 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 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>82%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||61%-73%|
|16 to 19||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 16||Low||<48%|
Saginaw Valley State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||30%||28%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Saginaw Valley State University is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to Saginaw Valley State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172051 IPEDS survey data for Saginaw Valley State University.
94% of students submit their SAT scores to Saginaw Valley State University. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to Saginaw Valley State University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1190. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.