• The Academic Catalog

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    The academic catalog is your source for specific admission requirements and degree requirements for the program to which you are applying. Please be sure to check the catalog for details.

     

  • Complete an Application

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    For your convenience, you can complete an application online for the doctoral degree programs. Apply here.

    Applicants applying to the following programs must complete a separate application process and may have a different application fee.

    Nursing Practice
    Physical Therapy

     

  • Submit the Application

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    Doctoral applicants submit your application with the $75 application fee to avoid any processing delays. Applicants applying to the following programs must complete a separate application process and may have a different application fee.

    Nursing Practice
    Physical Therapy
     

     

  • Submit Supplemental Materials

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    The programs listed below require the submission of supplemental materials. The academic catalog should also be consulted for your program of interest.

    If you are applying to one of the following programs, please follow the admission procedures included in the program’s supplemental admission materials. Please follow the instructions/guidelines outlined for your program of interest.

     

     

  • Submit Official Transcripts

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    Online

    Submit electronic official transcripts to: apotranscripts@govst.edu


    By Mail

    Send hard copies of official transcriptions to:

    Governors State University - Admission Processing
    1 University Parkway
    University Park, IL 60484


    Important

    Transcripts must be sent directly from your previous school to GSU. If electronic transcripts are sent to you in error, return them to your previous school and request that they be sent directly to GSU. If your previous school sends you a paper version of your transcript, forward it to GSU unopened in the sealed envelope it came in.

  • Additional Requirements

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    Be sure to include:

    GRE/GMAT and other test scores (when applicable)

    Credentials Evaluation (If you have completed course work outside of the USA, a course by course credential evaluation, by a NACES member will be required.)

  • Evaluation & Processing

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    Please allow two to four weeks for evaluation and processing after the application, transcript(s) and supplemental materials have been received. Some programs have application deadlines. All application materials must be in by the deadline or your application will not be reviewed. If your program has an application deadline, the evaluation process may take longer than two weeks. You will be notified once a decision has been made.

  • Letter of Admission Decision

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    After your application has been processed, you will receive a letter from the Office of Admission with your admission decision.