Governors State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One University Parkway

University Park, IL 60466

(708) 534-4490

Fax: (708) 534-1640

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One University Parkway

University Park, IL 60466

(708) 534-5000

www.govst.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,691

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,583

Graduate enrollment: 3,397

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
International Marketing B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B
Speech-Language Pathology B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Governors State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (708) 534-5000
Website: www.govst.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.govst.edu/Admissions/Apply_Online/
Address: 1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,519 (52% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,196
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,586
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,021

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Governors State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Governors State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 111
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 431
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 121
Education 7261
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 345
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Physical Sciences 11
Psychology 13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 41
Visual and Performing Arts 22
Grand total 1330292

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Governors State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,196
Out-of-state $21,586
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,984
Out-of-state $13,494

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 192 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 158 79% $9,021
Student loan aid 155 78% $9,334

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,239 67% $8,684
Federal student loans 1,997 60% $8,639

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Governors State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Governors State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,507 517 990
Percent admitted 100% 36% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 17% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Governors State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,857
Undergraduate enrollment 3,262
Graduate enrollment 1,595

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Governors State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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