About Governors State University (GOVST)
On Campus Housing
It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Governors State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to GSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $28,235. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$67,480 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At GSU, $9,181 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Governors State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,000 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 37% and 63%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Governors State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Governors State University is around $634 and the federal grant is $5,659. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,787 as well as institutional aid worth $634. At GSU, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,387,086 per year.