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 Governors State University University Park, Illinois

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University Park, Illinois

Governors State University Mission Statement:
I. to offer a demonstrably excellant education that meets the demands of our region and state for engaged, knowledgeable citizens and highly skilled professionals, and that is accessible to all including those traditionally underserved by higher education: II. to cultivate and enlarge a diverse and intellectually stimulating community of learners guided by a culture that embodies: i. openness to communication; ii. diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives; iii. mutual respect and cooperation; iv. critical inquiry, constant questioning and continuing assessment; and v. on-going research and scholarsip; and III. to strengthen and enhance the educationl, cultural, and social and economic development of the region through partnerships with governmental, business, educational, civic, and other organizations.
Degree Stats For Governors State University

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Trimester

Comparison Group Category:
Public 4 yr Masters Colleges and Universities 1, size 7

Geographical Region:
Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WI

Chief Administrator:
President Stuart I. Fagan

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Public, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): Rural: Fringe

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Majority undergraduate

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Postbaccalaureate comprehensive

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Small four-year, primarily nonresidential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Higher part-time four-year

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? No
Total Dorm Capacity: 0
Provide board or meals? No
Number of meals per week:0
Typical room charge per year:$0
Typical board charge per year:$0
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Post-master's certificate

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
Graduate degree or certificate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: No
NCAA Member: Implied no
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: No
Baseball: No
Cross Country/Track: No


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Governors State University  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? Yes
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 708-534-4480
 Admissions Office Phone: 708-534-4490

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