Governors State University Nursing Programs
Governors State University is a public institution located in University Park, Illinois. The rural area surrounding GSU is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards GSU has earned from around the web.
|#85||Highest Paid Nursing Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Governors State University?
Contact details for GSU are given below.
|Address:||1 University Pky, University Park, IL 60484|
How Do I Get Into GSU?
You can apply to GSU online at: https://applynow.govst.edu/
Admission Requirements for GSU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into GSU?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.
Average Test Scores
About 9% of students accepted to GSU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 415 and 493. Math scores were between 460 and 520.
Can I Afford Governors State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At GSU, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $9,334 a year. That adds up to $37,336 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at GSU is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Governors State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,583 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,918 full-time undergraduates at GSU, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Governors State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||769|
|Hispanic or Latino||297|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Governors State University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 19 countries are represented at GSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Governors State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at GSU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 25th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of GSU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Governors State University was 2.1%. This is the #1,344 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GSU regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Governors State University Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||0||1||0||0||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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