Governors State University

Address:
1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484
Phone:
708-534-5000
Website:
http://www.govst.edu
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About Governors State University

Governors State University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. Fewer than 50% of students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,791
 Graduate2,883
 Total5,674
GenderFemale68%
 Male32%
Student Age% Under 2522%
 % 25 and Over78%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time29%
 % Part-time71%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.8%
 % Black34.9%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino8.7%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown4.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedMasters Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNot applicable
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$0
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$0
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid%
 % Undergraduates with Loans%
 % Undergraduates with Grants%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$0
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the University Park Area

Median Age27.5
Median Household Income$49,133
Total Population7,037
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.8% 55.2%
 Age 0-948.1%51.9%
 Age 10-1752.3%47.7%
 Age 18-2440.9%59.1%
 Age 25-2944.4%55.6%
 Age 30-3941.8%58.2%
 40+43.2%56.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White6.4%
 % Black88.3%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino2.9%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$778
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%27.7%16.5%
 $500 to $7490.0%38.9%0.0%
 $750 to $999100.0%26.7%40.6%
 Over $10000.0%6.8%42.9%
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