Governors State University is one of the twelve public 4-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a rural area, in University Park.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,185 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 199 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 107 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 54%).
Governors State University’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $9,390, and fees were $2,356. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,780 and $2,356 respectively.