$9,390

Tuition

$25,092

Cost of Attendance

$15,304

Net Price

Governors State University (GOVST) Tuition and Fees

Governors State University is known for offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of streams, providing excellent training to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most institutions, the expense of education at GSU is quite low. The 2020 - 2021 official data shows that the estimated average cost for students pursuing undergraduate courses at Governors State University comes to around $13,826, which includes tuition and other expenses as well. While housing costs $9,181, the charges for books and supplies and other expenses stand at $1,000 and $3,000, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,196$21,586
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000
Room & Board cost$8,896$8,896
Other Expenses$3,000$3,000
Total Cost of Attendance$25,092$34,482

Students should understand that the tuition fees charged for their degree programs is not the only expense that is involved in the cost of attending the university. They must plan for several other expenses that accompany the cost of attendance such as lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among others. The total tuition and fees for students attending Governors State University come out to be around $13,826 per year. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $1,000 toward books and supplies, $10,409 for room and boarding charges, and $3,000 toward other expenses in a year. So, the overall cost of attending GSU comes out to be about $28,235 per year, according to the most recent information available. Moreover, the tuition fees that the candidates have to pay stand at $10,070 and $17,582 for in-state and out-state students, respectively.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$15,304

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$16,721

$30,001 to $48,000

$16,389

$48,001 to $75,000

$18,732

$75,001 to $110,000

$16,018

$110,000+

$17,958

The net price of attending Governors State University is nothing but the actual amount that the students are required to pay in a year. It depends upon the annual family income of the applicant. The net cost to be borne is typically higher for candidates whose family income is comparatively higher. While the actual net cost is subject to one’s family income bracket, the average net price is estimated to be $11,498 at GSU. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $10,872. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $12,046. On the other hand, an estimated net cost of $11,872 is charged for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket, $17,845 for the $75,001-$110,000 income category, and $18,116 for an annual family income more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$12,196$21,586
Room & Board Cost$8,896$8,896
Total Tuition & Fees$43,400$43,400

At Governors State University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $13,826 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $10,409 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $28,235 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$8,136$11,704
Fees$1,848$1,790

For Graduate tuition, in-state educational cost and expenses are $8,136 for in-state and $11,704 out-state students. Graduate Fees for in-state is $1,848 and out-state is $1,790.

 

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$353
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$313

The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend Governors State University varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. The cost per credit hour for the graduate courses at the university sits at $106. Also, Governors State University currently offers a number of online courses to students across 50 different majors.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$8,896$10,868
Other Expense$3,000$3,000
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000

As far as the housing and related charges at GSU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $12,181 per year for on-campus housing and $14,638 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. Besides, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $9,181 toward room and boarding charges. On the other hand, off-campus students will be required to pay an amount of $11,638. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $3,000.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$8,896

Off Campus

$10,868

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$3,000

Off Campus

$3,000

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,000

Off Campus

$1,000

As far as the housing and related charges at GSU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $12,181 per year for on-campus housing and $14,638 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. Besides, on-campus candidates will have to pay about $9,181 toward room and boarding charges. On the other hand, off-campus students will be required to pay an amount of $11,638. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,000. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $3,000.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors $37,560 $313
Certificate NA NA
Certificate NA NA
Masters NA NA

Governors State University (GOVST) offers 7 online programs across 5 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $143,038. In comparison, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $11,498 for 2018-2019, $11,704 for 2017-2018, and $11,688 for 2016-2017.

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