Governors State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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University Park, Illinois Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$10,070

Avg in-state tuition

$17,582

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Governors State University

Governors State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in University Park, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,789, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 46%. The university offers 30 bachelor's degrees and has a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,070, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $17,582.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

46% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 46%

Retention Rate 52%

Graduation Rate Information not available

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 840-1030

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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66%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

39%

White

32%

Hispanic

13%

Unknown

8%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

78% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

78%

State Grant Aid

70%

Institution Grant Aid

23%

Pell Grant

78%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,659
State Grant Aid $4,787
Institution Grant Aid $634
Pell Grant Aid $5,536
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.