Welcome to the most diverse university in the region.

When you enroll at GSU, you'll benefit from and grow alongside a support network of faculty, staff, and students as you pursue your degree. And with our robust and diverse degree offerings, your educational experience will be unmatched.

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  • Additional Application Materials

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  • Obtaining an Initial I-20 / DS-2019

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    Once you have been admitted to the university, you will work with the Office of International Services to obtain your I-20 (F-1 Students) or DS-2019 (J-1 Students). We cannot issue your immigration document until you have been accepted by the university and we have been notified by the Office of Admissions of your acceptance. Once your document is created, it will be mailed to you using U.S.P.S. Air Mail. If you prefer to arrange for an express courier, please contact the Office of International Services to receive our express courier instructions.

  • International University Partner Students

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    If you are currently a student at one of our International University Partners, you qualify for a discounted tuition rate at Governors State University. Please contact the International Office at your institution to start the process of continuing your studies at GSU.

    Africa:

    Ethiopia:

    Wollo University

    Addis Ababa University

    Asia:

    China:

    Beijing Wuzi University

    Dalian University

    Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (GDPU)
    Hangzhou Normal University (HNU)

    South China Normal University (SCNU)

    Wuyi University

    Yiwu Industrial & Commercial College

    Zhejiang Financial College (ZFC)

    Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGU)

    Zhejiang Univ. of Water Resources & Electric Power

    India:

    Manipal University

    Taiwan:

    National Hsinchu University of Education (NHCUE)

    National Kaohsiung Normal University (NKNU)

    Turkey:

    Sakarya University

    Suleyman Sah

    North America:

    Canada:

    Mount Royal University

    South America:

    Chile:

    Universidad Santo Tomas, Vina del Mar, Chile

  • Prospective Students from India

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    If you are a prospective student from India and wish to attend GSU, please click here to find more information about INDUS, our collaborator in your country.

  • Intensive ESL Program

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    Governors State University's Intensive ESL Program is designed to serve the needs of international and domestic students that have an interest in improving their English language skills to further their academic success. The curriculum is designed and taught by professional faculty to prepare students academically, socially, and culturally for success as university students.

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    The Intensive ESL Program offers English as a Second Language for those interested in improving their English Language skills for academic purposes. Course offerings include: Listening and Speaking, Reading and Vocabulary, Writing and Grammar, Multimodal Composing, Pronunciation, Cross Cultural Contexts and TOEFL test preparation. We offer beginning to advanced levels, and students can begin the courses in the Fall, Spring or Summer semesters.


    Click here for more information.

    Governors State University's Intensive ESL Program is a member of:

    English USA

  • Honors Program

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    The Honors Program curriculum provides high achieving students with challenging, experiential learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. Click here to learn more.