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University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, IL, USA
3.75 Average Rating

The University of Illinois at Springfield is a 4-year public institution and a campus of the U of I system in Illinois’s state capital. UIS is home to colleges of Business, Liberal Arts, Education, and Public Affairs conferring undergraduate degrees in 31 academic majors. In addition to classroom work, the Communication Department utilizes campus radio station STAR One as a working lab. Throughout the year, UIS schedules a number of all-campus social events from the Chancellor’s Picnic to Springfest.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
90%
Out of State Students
14%
0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1068
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,428
Total Number of Undergrads
2,959
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
33%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,566
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,493
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,180
0
100
80%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,449
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
88
Size of Town
City: Midsize
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Springfield
Chicago
Saint Louis
Peoria
Decatur
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
50%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
UIS is one of the greatest colleges I've ever known. The academic resources are amazing. The overall campus life here is just outstanding.
Claude from Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield is a smart school feel with educated teachers and students. There are wonderful majors here. The graduation rate is high and the students here are amazing.
Destiny from Springfield, IL