Governors State University

Governors State University Ranking

country rank: 826
world rank: 2372

University Overview

Governors State University ranking, established in 1969, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the suburban setting of University Park, Illinois (population range of 2,500-9,999). Governors State University (GSU) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Governors State University (GSU) provides a variety of courses and programs that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 51-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate for this US higher education institution is 30-40%, rendering it a very selective institution. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. GSU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Governors State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Governors State University
Acronym GSU
Founded 1969
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address 1 University Parkway University Park 60484-0975 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (708) 534 5000
Fax +1 (708) 534 8399

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1 University Parkway University Park 60484 (708) 534 4490 (800) 478 8478

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Governors State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 276,687 physical volumes, 21,794 physical media, 13,265 digital/electronic medium and 170 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Governors State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 278 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Social Media

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