University of Illinois Springfield

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School Overview

The University of Illinois Springfield is a public university located in Springfield, Illinois. Also known as UIS, the school was founded in 1969 under the name Sangamon State University. It was made part of the University of Illinois in 1995.

UIS offers 23 undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields, 20 Master’s degrees and a PhD in Public Administration. The total student body population is about 5,000. At one time, UIS only offered upper division programs, but it now admits transfer students, freshman and graduates.

UIS has been on the forefront of online education, providing online instruction since 1999. UIS has won numerous awards for its online programs from organizations such as the Sloan Consortium.

General Information

Admission Office

One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080

Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-4847

(800) 977-4847

Fax: (217) 206-6620



Contact: Lori Giordano

Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address

One University Plaza

Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-6600

www.uis.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,889

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 309

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,798

Graduate enrollment: 1,822

Setting

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Illinois at Springfield Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(217) 206-6600
Website:www.uis.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday.html
Address:One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,428
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,865 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,413
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,938
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,449

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Illinois at Springfield Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Illinois at Springfield.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Education32
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Health Professions and Related Programs311
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation12
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2221
Social Sciences31
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total926201

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Illinois at Springfield.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Education31
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs21
History1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences11
Grand total61011

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Illinois at Springfield and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,413
Out-of-state$20,938
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,160
Out-of-state$19,176

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid25195%
Grant or scholarship aid24292%$12,449
Student loan aid14555%$5,449

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,89064%$8,767
Federal student loans1,42849%$7,349

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Illinois at Springfield. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Illinois at Springfield students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,467604863
Percent admitted100%64%66%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%22%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Illinois at Springfield Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,428
Undergraduate enrollment2,959
Graduate enrollment2,469

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Illinois at Springfield Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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