Governors State University: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief overview of Governors State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Governors State University admission requirements are rather strong - in 2015/16 this school accepted only 39% of those who apply.

The college doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Governors State University typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$25
Governors State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Governors State University is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is a rare element of the application procedure. Only 2% of applicants at Governors State University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 440 to 590 on Critical Reading, from 380 to 520 on Math, and from 410 to 470 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got above 550 in SAT Critical Reading, 480 in SAT Math, and 450 in SAT Writing, this good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
400
520
550

SAT Math
360
450
480

SAT Writing
380
440
450

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary stage of the application at Governors State University. 95 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 16 to 22 on Composite, from 15 to 23 on English, from 15 to 21 on Math, and from 4 to 8 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got above 21 in ACT Composite, 21 in ACT English, 20 in ACT Math, and 7 in ACT Writing - this will most likely get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
15
19
21

ACT English
14
19
21

ACT Math
14
18
20

ACT Writing
4
6
7

Contact Admissions

Phone
(708)
534-5000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Governors State University, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (708) 534-5000 or check Governors State University Website

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