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Governors State University

University Park, IL

Admissions Summary

Governors State University is less selective with an acceptance rate of 57%. Students that get into Governors State University have an SAT score between 830–1060 or an ACT score of 19–19. Regular applications are due August 26.

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By the Numbers

These ranges reflect what most admitted students scored, but many are outside these ranges.

  • GPA Range
  • 3.75+21%
  • 3.50–3.7412%
  • 3.25–3.4914%
  • 3.00–3.2419%
  • 2.50–2.9922%
  • 2.00–2.4910%
  • Below 2.00At least 2%
  • SAT Total Range830–1060
  • SAT Math410–520
  • SAT Reading420–540
  • ACT Composite Range19–19
  • Acceptance Rate57% (Less Selective)
  • Total Applicants1,865
  • Admitted1,072
  • Enrolled316

Application Requirements

  • High School GPARequired
  • High School RankNeither required nor recommended
  • College Prep CoursesRequired
  • SAT/ACT ScoresRequired
  • RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended

Application Deadline

Dates are subject to change, so confirm important deadlines by visiting the college website.
Regular DecisionAug 26
Early ActionNot available

Early action applicants don’t have to commit if accepted. Students can apply Early Action to more than one college.

Early DecisionNov 15

Early decision applicants agree to attend the college if they are accepted. Students can only apply to one college for Early Decision.

Application Process

  • Application Fee$25
  • Fee Waiver InfoApply for free: no waiver required.

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