#2222 Overall Influence #828 Desirability Rank

Governors State University

Public university in Illinois, USA

From Wikipedia

Governors State University is a public university in University Park, Illinois. The campus is located south of Chicago, Illinois. GSU was founded in 1969. It is a public university offering degree programs at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. GSU has four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Health and Human Services.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,459

Acceptance

48%

Graduation Rate

24%

Median SAT Score

935

Median ACT Score

19

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,512

Fees (in-state)

$2,596

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$44,000

Employed

85%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1 University Pky, University Park IL 60484

What is Governors State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1396 World Rank
Education
#1594 World Rank
Medical
#1597 World Rank
Political Science
#1863 World Rank
Computer Science
#1148 World Rank
Psychology
#614 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2919 World Rank
Biology
#1762 World Rank
Communications
#2726 World Rank
History
#2310 World Rank
Mathematics
#1344 World Rank
Nursing
#1170 World Rank
Sociology
#3375 World Rank
Literature
#939 World Rank
Social Work
#3159 World Rank
Economics
#3474 World Rank
Chemistry
#5311 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#1383 World Rank
Business
#2155 World Rank
Law
#2333 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2808 World Rank
Philosophy
#5998 World Rank
Physics
#6250 World Rank
Religious Studies
#6641 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Governors State University's Most influential alumni?

Governors State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Psychology

Patsy L. Ruchala

Nursing researcher and academic administrator

Patsy L. Ruchala

Nursing researcher and academic administrator

Clinton Bristow Jr.

American lawyer and academic

Robert LeFlore

Ameican politician

Peggy Smith Martin

Politician

Aldo DeAngelis

American politician and businessman

Susan Sadlowski Garza

Politician

Marcus C. Evans Jr.

Illinois politician

Frank Giglio

Patricia Lieb

Author

Josh Harms

Illinois politician

Richard F. Kelly

American politician