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graduate tuition & fees
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Student Population
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About Governors State University

Governors State University is a Public, 4 years college located in University Park, Illinois.
It has a total enrollment of 4,857 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. The acceptance rate at Governors State University is 46.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Governors State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484
Online Application
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Governors State University is 46.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 35.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate46.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Governors State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $10,108 for Illinois residents and $17,620 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,320 for Illinois residents and $14,674 for out-of-students.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,108$17,620
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,320$14,674

Student Population

At Governors State University, total 4,857 are attending classes. Among them, 617 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. GSU has 3,262 students and the graduate school has 1,595 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,857
Undergraduate Students3,262
Graduate Students1,595
Online Enrollment617

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs77 Programs
Number of online programs7 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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