Governors State University

country rank  838
world rank  2437

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Governors State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of University Park (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Governors State University (GSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Governors State University (GSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym GSU
Founded 1969
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address 1 University Parkway
University Park (population range: 2,500-9,999)
60484-0975 Illinois
United States
T +1 (708) 534 5000
F +1 (708) 534 8399

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office

+1 (708) 534 4490

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Governors State University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • American Physical Therapy Association

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018