Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IR) at Governors State University is the official source for data regarding GSU. It supports administrative planning and decision-making by providing accurate and timely data and, when necessary, providing information through the design and execution of experiments and surveys where the necessary data do not already exist.

The IR Office responds to requests from outside entities, from members of the general public, and from accrediting bodies. It also responds to internal requests for information from students, faculty and staff. In addition, the office is charged with federal and state compliance reporting.

For general information or special data requests, please email the IR Office at: oir@govst.edu.

Questions or information relating to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) may be sent to: nsse@govst.edu



          Governors State University Fact Book 2014-15  

The Fact Book is the definitive source for university information which chronicles GSU's progress during the past year.

Governors State University on College Navigator

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Profiles of Academic Majors Fall 2005-2015

The Profiles of Academic Majors (PAM) provides a ten-year longitudinal snapshot of enrollment and demographic statistics by fall term with summaries provided at the university, school and program level.  

Common Data Set 2014-2015 

The Common Data Set (CDS) is a resource of university information commonly collected by higher education publishers and other organizations.

University Fast Facts Fall 2015

The University Fast Facts provides a quick view of the university enrollment statistics.

 

  • UNIVERSITY FAST FACTS FALL 2015

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    STUDENT FTE ENROLLMENT
    3,920STUDENT CREDIT HOURS
    54,381
       Undergraduate   2,447    Undergraduate   36,701 
        Graduate           1,473     Graduate           17,680 
             Masters     (1,300)           Masters       (15,597) 
             Doctorate  (173)           Doctorate     (2,083) 
        
    TOTAL STUDENT HEADCOUNT
    5,938  
    DEGREE SEEKING
    5,720NON-DEGREE SEEKING
    218
          Undergraduate  

    3,526

       Undergraduate  44
          Graduate 

    2,194

       Graduate174
              Masters  (1,967)      
              Doctorate  (227)   
      ENROLLMENT STATUS          
       Full-time

    2,847

    Part-time3,091
          Undergraduate

    1,869

       Undergraduate1,701
          Graduate  

    805

       Graduate1,336
          Doctorate173   Doctorate    54
      RACE/ETHNICITY GENDER 
    White  (2,149) 39%   Male  (1,981)   33%
    Black/African American  (2,145) 39%   Female  (3,948)67%
    Hispanic/Latino  (575) 11%   Unreported  (9) 
    Asian  (102)   2%  
    Amer. Indian/Alaska Native  (10)   0%  
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  (3)   0%  
    Two or More Races  (113)   2%  
    Nonresident Alien  (397)   7%  
    Race/Ethnicity Unknown  (444)     
      AVERAGE AGE OF STUDENTS AVERAGE CREDIT HOURS 
          Undergraduate29.9   Undergraduate  10.3
          Graduate34.7   Graduate  7.5
      DEGREES AWARDED    
      (Fall 2014 - Summer 2015)   
          Undergraduate943  
          Masters528  
          Doctorate  45                                             

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