Acceptance Rate 52.05 %
SAT Average 945
2023 Tuition & Fees $17,980
Student Population 4,395
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,427
Governors State University is a public, four-years institute located in University Park, Illinois. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $10,467 for Illinois residents and $17,980 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,590 for Illinois residents and $14,944 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,395 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 52.05% and the graduation rate is 16% last year.
The salary after graduation from Governors State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.
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2023 Tuition & Fees
For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, GSU's tuition & fees is $10,467 for Illinois residents and $17,980 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $8,590 for in-state students and $14,944 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
Key Academic Statistics
The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at GSU. The acceptance rate of GSU is 52.05% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 31.91%. The average graduation rate is 16% and the transfer-out rate is 44%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,427 and 89% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,395 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Governors State University is 52.05 %.
Graduation Rate for Governors State University is 16 %
Transfer-out Rate for Governors State University is 44 %
Retention Rate for Governors State University is 48 %
Student Population for Governors State University is 4,395
Student to Faculty Ratio for Governors State University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,427 at Governors State University.
Financial Aid Amount
|Address||1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484|
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GSU offers 83 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||8||0|
|Post Master's Degree||9||0|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||2||0|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||0|
|Doctor's degree - other||2||0|
Special Learning Opportunities
Governors State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
|Online Class||Undergraduate , Graduate|
|ROTC||Army, Air Force|
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,000)
Governors State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|Yellow Ribbon Program|
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
|Credit for military training||✔|
|Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families||✔|
|Recognized student veteran organization||✔|
|Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges||✔|
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