SAT Range 855 - 1,070
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Governors State University is a Public school located in University Park, IL. Governors State University has a total enrollment of 5,938 with a graduation rate of n/a and a student/faculty ratio of 12:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Governors State University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Governors State University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$15,146
Avg. price for students living on campus$29,284
Avg. price for students living off campus$29,284


Total applicants1,114
Total admissions433
Admission rate39%
Application fee$25
Average staff salary$68,112

25th percentile score

SAT math400
SAT reading455
SAT writing430
ACT composite17

75th percentile score

SAT math500
SAT reading570
SAT writing450
ACT composite21

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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