Colleges in Illinois

Why GSU is Your Best Choice Among Colleges in Illinois

Governors State University offers students the highest educational standards with quality four-year undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to our top-notch academic programs, we offer the lowest tuition of any of the state colleges in Illinois.

Browse our site and you will find programs that fulfill your needs from our College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business & Public Administration, College of Education, and College of Health & Human Services. In total, we offer 30 bachelor’s degree programs, 28 master’s degree programs, one specialist’s program, 5 doctoral programs and 24 certificate programs.

Of all the Colleges in Illinois – GSU Offers the Most

Our Student Services provide the essential building blocks for a successful education, and one of the first things we do is to assign students to an academic advisor to help keep their academic careers on track. Advisors partner with students on everything from making the right class selections to recommendations for tutoring and study groups. Additionally all in-coming freshmen attend an in-depth orientation to ensure a smooth transition.

The diversity of our learning community, both students and instructors, is another aspect of GSU that makes us stand out. And, even though we are an affordable university, all of our programs have either earned or are in the process of earning the appropriate professional accreditation, wherever that type of accreditation exists.

By offering classes in a variety of times, locations, and formats, GSU students can pursue their educational goals in a way that works with their busy schedules. We are an easy commute adjacent to I-57and a Metra station and near I-80 in Chicago’s Southland, with one of our larger satellite locations, the Naperville Education Center, located in Naperville, IL.

GSU invites you to explore our many degree, certificate and individual course offerings listed on our website. In addition, take the time to learn about our history, cultural amenities and beautiful campus. Once you discover all that GSU offers, we are sure you will agree that we provide the best value of any of the colleges in Illinois.

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