School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor'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 Rate52.05 %
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.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students4,395
Undergraduate Students2,709
Graduate Students1,686
Online Enrollment1,075

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs83 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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