Generally, Governors State University is known for being a fairly selective school. They receive approximately 1,900 applications every admission cycle from prospective students. The overall acceptance rate is around 57 percent which equals 1,072 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the term begins, only about 300 or 29 percent of the applicants would have decided on Governors State University as their future school. The ratio of the students who applied is 42% and 57% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 56% were typically women and 43% were men. Governors State University’s undergraduate application fee is $25. First-year students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Governors State University when applying. Usually, an ACT score of 15 - 21 or a 830 - 1,060 SAT score is the range in which applicants 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 2022 Admissions Cycle
Applications
1,865
Male 801
Female 1,064

 

Acceptance
1,072
Male 440
Female 632

 

Enrollment Total
316
Male 139
Female 177


Acceptance Rate
57.5%
Male
54.9%
Female
59.4%

 

Yield
29.5%
Male
31.6%
Female
28%


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


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