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Governors State University

Governors State University

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Governors State University is a mid sized (under 10,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region in a rural setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a majority of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Governors State University include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies with 221 Bachelors awards; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies with 90 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 86 Bachelors awards; Psychology, General with 83 Bachelors awards; Educational Leadership and Administration, General with 83 Masters awards;. Governors State University is located at 1 University Pky in University Park, IL 60484.

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Governors State University is located at 1 University Pky in University Park, IL 60484

Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 23%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 76%
Undergrads Over 64: 1%

Governors State University telephone number: (708) 534-5000

Governors State University is also known as GSU

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - professional practice


Governors State University Tuition and Fees


Student Demographics at Governors State University
Governors State University Demographics
Totals: 1,696
     Males: 507 (30% of total)
     Females: 1,189 (70% of total)
Asians: 28
     Asian Males: 8 (0% of total)
     Asian Females: 20 (1% of total)
Blacks: 610
     Black Males: 129 (8% of total)
     Black Females: 481 (28% of total)
Hispanics: 124
     Hispanic Males: 45 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 79 (5% of total)
Native Americans: 1
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 1 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 1
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 1 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 17
     Mixed Race Males: 5 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 12 (1% of total)
Whites: 831
     White Males: 279 (16% of total)
     White Females: 552 (33% of total)
Foreign Students: 26
     Foreign Males: 14 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 12 (1% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Governors State University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(221 Bachelors degrees)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
(90 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(86 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(83 Bachelors degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(83 Masters degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(65 Bachelors degrees)
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
(63 Masters degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(61 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(52 Masters degrees)
Accounting
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
(47 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(43 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(41 Masters degrees)
Nursing Science
(40 Masters degrees)
Counseling Psychology
(40 Masters degrees)
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
(36 Bachelors degrees)
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
(35 Masters degrees)
Public Administration
(35 Masters degrees)
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
(32 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(32 Masters degrees)
Physical Therapy/Therapist
(31 PhD professional practice degrees)
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
(31 Masters degrees)
Curriculum and Instruction
(31 Masters degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Analytical Chemistry
(28 Masters degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(28 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(24 Masters degrees)
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
(22 Masters degrees)
Mathematics, General
(22 Bachelors degrees)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
(20 Masters degrees)
Governors State University Weather
Governors State University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 50.70 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 38.63 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 70.07 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 30.05 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 44.08 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 68.83 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 13.70 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Governors State University?
 Recreational Facilities
 Conservative Student Body
 Use of Teaching Assistants
 Academic Advisers
 Strict Honor Code
 Safe Campus
 Hot Summers


   
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