The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness, the University prepares graduates whose leadership contributes to a pluralistic society. At Saginaw Valley State University you will experience opportunities of self discovery, leadership, growth and international experiences (guest students and speakers and studying abroad). SVSU provides affordable tuition for more than 10,000 students on an attractive, suburban campus in Michigans Great Lakes Bay Region. SVSU is committed to quality teaching in the classroom, field-based learning experiences, NCAA Division II athletics and a broad range of academic and extracurricular opportunities to help students excel.