Governors State University

University Park, IL, USA
2.89 Average Rating

Governors State University is a public, 4-year institution established south of Chicago in University Park, Illinois. GSU offers programs of study ranging from certificates in Digital Forensics to doctoral degrees in Occupational Therapy. The college also offers a number of Dual Degree programs in association with local community colleges, which guarantees admission to GSU for students who are planning to earn a bachelor’s degree upon completion of their associate’s degree studies. The GSU campus has many open facilities, such as the Center for Performing Arts, the Recreation and Fitness Center, and the Center for the Junior Year.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
Average SAT Composite: 911

What Students Are Saying

2.89 Average Rating
GSU has great academic resources in the library including tutoring and essay writing skills.
GSU advisers are very helpful and always willing to make time to complete your plan of study.
GSU has a friendly and open campus that provides a comfortable learning environment.
Rachael from Merrillville, IN
I believe that Governors State University is a great school. They have great professors. The counselors are great and are always available when you need help with financial needs and career planing.
Kyndria from Chicago, IL

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