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Governors State University

College of Arts and Sciences

University Park, IL

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Governors State University

Overview

Governors State University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in University Park, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 331

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

314
Applied
208
Accepted
62
Enrolled
66%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT/GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

422
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.08%
Black or African American 33.18%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.18%
Unknown 5.21%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

261
Total faculty
Full-time - 101
Part-time - 160
Male (137)
Female (124)

Location & Contact

Address One University Parkway
University Park, IL  60484
United States
Contact Andrae Marak
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences/Dean, Graduate Studies
Email: amarak@govst.edu
Phone: 708-534-5000 ext. 4589