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:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,819
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,509 (60% 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:$10,516
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,676
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,044

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Governors State University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services431
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121
Education5261
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs245
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Physical Sciences11
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences41
Visual and Performing Arts22
Grand total929282

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total221

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,516
Out-of-state$18,676
Books and supplies$900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,268
Out-of-state$16,636

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid18491%
Grant or scholarship aid16280%$8,044
Student loan aid17787%$6,212

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,62045%$6,016
Federal student loans2,63074%$11,306

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,201475726
Percent admitted100%40%42%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%18%18%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment5,819
Undergraduate enrollment3,517
Graduate enrollment2,302

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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