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Governors State University

Governors State University

1 University Pky
University Park, IL 60484
(708) 534-5000

Founded in 1969, Governors State University is a public 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of University Park, Illinois. It offers students seven certificates, 22 degrees at the bachelors level, 26 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees. 5,660 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at this small school in 2010. It offers subjects including public administration, education, and chemistry. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits GSU. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

Student Demographics

In 2010, it had 5,660 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, it had 5,660 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1641
  • Total Enrolled Female: 4019
  • Undergraduate Male: 928
  • Undergraduate Female: 2065
  • Graduate Male: 693
  • Graduate Female: 1974

Faculty Demographics

389 instructors work for this school. Just over half of the instructors are full-time and around 45% of teachers are part-time. Over half of the instructors are female.

Faculty Demographics

389 instructors work for this school. Just over half of the instructors are full-time and around 45% of teachers are part-time. Over half of the instructors are female.

  • Male: 176
  • Female: 213
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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