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Governors State University (IL): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public4,857 StudentsIn State: $31,497/yrOut of state: $40,887/yr

Governors State University offers 9% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $2,250. Governors State University is a public college located in University Park, Illinois. Its student population is 4,857. It is a four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 38%. Governors State University 4 year graduation rate is % .


Merit Aid Stats For Governors State University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$2,250

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$5,589

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 38%
  • Avg. high school GPA 2.8
  • Avg. ACT 18
  • Avg. SAT 952.5
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Governors State University $40,887 9% $2,250 38%
University Of Houston Downtown $22,114 11% $2,457 83%
California State University Bakersfield $37,727 5% $2,415 23%
University Of Florida $43,488 12% $2,233 39%
Suny Cortland $34,612 10% $2,177 44%
Northeastern Illinois University $44,518 7% $2,081 56%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Governors State University $40,887 9% $2,250 38%
Northwestern University $78,599 8% $4,964 8%
University Of Wisconsin Green Bay $26,487 13% $1,379 79%
University Of Illinois At Chicago $40,454 14% $5,993 76%
University Of Notre Dame $74,193 4% $21,626 18%
Northeastern Illinois University $44,518 7% $2,081 56%
University Of Wisconsin Madison $25,973 12% $5,039 52%
Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Governors State University 38 $77,900
Suny Cortland 44 $85,600
Vanguard University Of Southern California 40 $85,600
Spelman College 39 $85,400
State University Of New York At New Paltz 41 $85,200
Cuny John Jay College Of Criminal Justice 41 $84,800
North Park University 47 $84,300
Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University 39 $83,900
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Governors State University 38 $40,887
North Carolina Central University 47 $36,890
California State University Long Beach 31 $36,944
Texas State University 46 $37,475
Florida State University 37 $38,159
University Of Central Florida 43 $38,254
Sterling College 41 $38,262
University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts 38 $38,376
University Of Mobile 47 $38,850
Cuny John Jay College Of Criminal Justice 41 $38,879
California State University Fullerton 43 $39,602
Union College 39 $39,780
Culver Stockton College 46 $39,800
Cuny Bernard M Baruch College 39 $40,139
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 30 $40,220
Alderson Broaddus University 43 $40,520
Lander University 43 $41,640
Jefferson College Of Health Sciences 30 $42,062
Mcmurry University 41 $42,178
Kansas Wesleyan University 47 $42,200
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


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Acceptance
Rate
4 year
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Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Governors State University 9% $2,250
The University Of Texas At Austin 1% $2,345
University Of Florida 12% $2,233
Suny Cortland 10% $2,177
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