Generally, Governors State University is known for being a fairly selective school. They receive approximately 1,200 applications every admission cycle from prospective students. The overall acceptance rate is around 52 percent which equals 611 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 200 or 32 percent of the applicants would have decided on Governors State University as their future school. The ratio of the students who applied is 40% and 59% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 58% were typically women and 41% 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: 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 15 - 21 or a 840 - 1,070 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 enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
1,168
Male 474
Female 694

 

Acceptance
611
Male 237
Female 374

 

Enrollment Total
195
Male 81
Female 114


Acceptance Rate
52.3%
Male
50%
Female
53.9%

 

Yield
31.9%
Male
34.2%
Female
30.5%


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 enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


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