Generally, Governors State University is known for being a highly selective school. They receive approximately 1,400 applications every admission cycle from prospective students. The overall acceptance rate is around 46 percent which equals 659 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 200 or 35 percent of the applicants would have decided on Governors State University as their future school. The ratio of the students who applied is 34% and 65% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 62% were typically women and 37% were men.

Governors State University’s undergraduate application fee is $25. To submit your application to Governors State University, you will need to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Governors State University when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 17 - 22 or a 840 - 1,030 SAT score is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
1,434
Male 498
Female 936

 

Acceptance
659
Male 216
Female 443

 

Enrollment Total
232
Male 86
Female 146


Acceptance Rate
46%
Male
43.4%
Female
47.3%

 

Yield
35.2%
Male
39.8%
Female
33%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$25


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


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