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Governors State University

Governors State University
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484

Fax number: (708) 534-1640
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1969
Type of school: public
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 4,391 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small/medium city (pop. 75,000-300,000)
Application fee: $25

Street address: Governors State University
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Mailing address: Governors State University
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Main telephone numbers: 708 534-5000 5000
708 534-1640 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00914500

Governors State, founded in 1969, is a public, upper-division university. Its 767-acre campus is located in University Park, 35 miles from Chicago.

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