2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 graduate tuition & fees at Governors State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $8,590 and $14,944 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $364 for Illinois residents and $719 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,354$12,708
Fees$2,236$2,236
Cost per Credit$364$719
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$11,000 (On-Campus) / $11,638 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,100 (On-Campus) / $3,100 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,690$30,044
Off-Campus Total$24,328$30,682
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)
2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023
In-State$9,984$8,282$8,320$8,320$8,590
Out-of-State$13,494$14,636$14,674$14,674$14,944

Graduate Program Overview

Governors State University is a four-years, public school located in University Park, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs.
For the academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,590 for Illinois residents and $14,944 for out-of-state students.
It offers fifty-three (53) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGovernors State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1 University Pky, University Park, IL
Graduate School Students1,628 students
315 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$8,590
Out-of-State$14,944
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 53 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Governors State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 53 major areas - 31 Master's , 5 Doctorate , 8 Post-Bachelor', 9 Post-Master'. 429 students have been conferred Master's degree and 15 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total4291525
Men1303--
Women2991225
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information AssuranceNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Education
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain InjuriesNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
English/Language Arts Teacher EducationNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED 2 NOT OFFERED
Biology Teacher EducationNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Chemistry Teacher EducationNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Biology/Biological SciencesNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Cyber/Computer Forensics and CounterterrorismNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Mass Communication/Media Studies5 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Computer and Information Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Computer Science77 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Education
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Curriculum and Instruction- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Educational Leadership and Administration33 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities2 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Early Childhood Education and Teaching- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Reading Teacher Education- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
English Language and Literature
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
English Language and Literature3 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Environmental Biology3 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Mathematics and Statistics
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Mathematics9 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Physical Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Analytical Chemistry5 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Psychology
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Psychology6 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Counseling Psychology29 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
School Psychology2 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies10 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Human Services
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Public Administration19 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Social Work45 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Social Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Political Science and Government6 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Visual and Performing Arts
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Cinematography and Film/Video Production- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Art/Art Studies1 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist33 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management16 NOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling29 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Occupational Therapy/Therapist27 - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Medical Informatics2 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Nursing Administration6 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Nursing Science18 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Business
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Business Administration and Management26 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Accounting13 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Management Information Systems4 NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Computer and Information Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database AdministrationNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Education
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Educational/Instructional TechnologyNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED 4
College Student Counseling and Personnel ServicesNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Mathematics Teacher EducationNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Reading Teacher Education- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language InstructorNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling- NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Mental Health Counseling/CounselorNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED 1
Family Practice Nurse/NursingNOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED -
Education
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance ServicesNOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Business
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Organizational LeadershipNOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
ProgramMaster'sDoctoratePost-BSPost-MS
Physical Therapy/TherapistNOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Occupational Therapy/Therapist- - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED
Nursing PracticeNOT OFFERED - NOT OFFERED NOT OFFERED

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,650 students enrolled in Governors State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status.
In graduate school, 1,628 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 473 male and 1,155 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 685 full-time and 943 part-time students in graduate schools.
It offers online degree programs and 315 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 417 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,628
Men Students473
Women Students1,155
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,628
Full-time Students685
Part-time Students943
By race/ethnicity 576 White, 572 Black, and 58 Asian students are attending at Governors State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,628
Asian58
Black572
Hispanic165
White576
Two or more races35
Un-Known105
7 students are younger than 22 and 505 students are older than 65. The school has 808 students aged between 22 and 30 and 366 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,628
21 & Under7
22-24309
25-29499
30-34219
35-39147
40 & Over505
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Governors State University, 315 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 417 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,686
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses315
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses417
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses954
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses315
Illinois Resident296
Other State In U.S.16
Outside of U.S.3


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