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Governors State University’s full-time equivalent enrollment (FTE) is the highest in its history, 3,920, showing a 5.4% increase over last year. FTE is the measure used state-wide and nationally to compare university enrollment. GSU’s headcount is also at a high point at 5,938 students.

Highlights of GSU’s Fall Enrollment:

  • Student credit hours (SCH) have increased by 5%.
  • Full-time undergraduate enrollment is up 9% over last fall.
  • The number of full-time master’s students is up 42.5%.
  • Minority male enrollment is up 15%.
  • International student enrollment has increased 233% over one year ago.
  • Prairie Place, GSU’s first residential housing facility, is at 100% capacity.
  • Total student enrollment (head count) is up 2.8% over the previous fall.