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Governors State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,284 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,160 tuition
$10,868 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$2,356 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$30,444 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,320 tuition
$10,868 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$2,356 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,234 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
72% get federal aid ($5,119 avg)
51% get state aid ($3,507 avg)
21% get institn'l aid ($1,234 avg)
79% get loans ($7,272 avg)

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Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,428 77%
Federal Grant Aid $5,119 72%
Pell Grants $5,119 72%
Other Federal Grants - 0%
Institution Grant Aid $1,234 21%
State Grant Aid $3,507 51%
Student Loans $7,272 79%
Federal Loans $7,272 79%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: October 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Governors State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $272
Out of State $544


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Alex
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    I've wasted an enormous amount of money here. If this school was free I still would be hesitant about attending.

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  • 5
  • Richard from Crestwood, IL
  • May-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Coming from a community college the transition was easy coming to GSU, the campus pretty much is on one site with the exception of the computer lab department, and the child care center.

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  • 5
  • Joan from Hazelcrest, IL
  • Jan-16-2013 I am a current student here

    I think this school is doing a good job,I know past students that also say it is cheaper than most. Mostly everyone gets a good vibe.

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