Governors State University

University Park, IL

Questions and Answers

Janie G.
1 month ago
Dose Governors State University have a American Sign Language course?
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3 months ago
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Alysia B.
3 months ago
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Malik C.
3 months ago
What do Governors State University admissions counselors look for in an ideal applicant?
Malik C.
3 months ago
Does Governors State University consider SAT or ACT scores in its admissions decision?
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5 months ago
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Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Somewhat Selective (38% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

38% Black
33% White
13% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Financial Controller94k
Purchasing Manager83k
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer79k
Human Resources (HR) Manager71k
Operations Manager62k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist59k
Staff Accountant53k
Based on 2,625 student responses
46.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
74.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
21%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$17,582 / year
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