Governors State University
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Governors State University is a Public, 4 years college located in University Park, Illinois. GSU ranked 45th in Illinois Colleges and 103rd in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 4,395 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. GSU's acceptance rate is 52.05% last year (undergraduate school).
Governors State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Governors State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484|
|Net Price Calculator||www.govst.edu/netprice.htm|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Governors State University is 52.05% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 31.91%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||52.05 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||31.91 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$25|
|Graduate Application Fees||$50|
Tuition & Fees
GSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $10,468 for Illinois residents and $17,980 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.04% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($17,620).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,590 for Illinois residents and $14,944 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 1.84% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$10,468||$17,980|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$8,590||$14,944|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 4,395 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,075 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. GSU has 2,709 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,686 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
GSU offers 83 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1 out of the 83 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by GSU
|Number of programs||83 Programs|
|Number of online programs||1 Programs|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|