Tuition & Fees

$9,405

$18,930

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 962
Declined + 562
Total Received 1,524
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Public

2,937

undergraduate students

2,465

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Computer Science
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 0834
ACT 1137

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
40%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
13%
600-699
29%
500-599
29%
400-499
21%
300-399
14%
200-299
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%
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School Facts

The University of Illinois Springfield, founded in 1969, is a public coeducational institution. Its 746-acre campus is located in Springfield, 90 miles from St. Louis.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,402
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)

Springfield, IL

746-acre campus in Springfield (population: 117,006), 90 miles from St. Louis; branch campus in Peoria. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Illinois Springfield
1 University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
40%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
13%
600-699
29%
500-599
29%
400-499
21%
300-399
14%
200-299
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 962
Declined + 562
Total Received 1,524

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Secondary school record

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Fernando Planas
Director of Admissions
P: 888 977-4847
F: 217 206-6620
admissions@uis.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,642,379
State $3,438,299
Institutional $3,741,989
Other external $373,181
Total $12,195,848

Non-need-based

Federal $181,727
State $453,857
Institutional $1,224,498
Other external $382,709
Total $2,242,791

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)
Mascot
Prairie Stars
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education Leadership
English
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Global Studies
History
Human Development Counseling
Human Services
Information Systems Security
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Liberal/Integrative Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Mathematical Science
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs Reporting
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Teacher Leadership
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

54%

2,937
students

Female
51%
1,491

Male
49%
1,446

Graduate

46%

2,465
students

Female
45%
1,108

Male
55%
1,357

undergraduateFull-time

64%

1,899
students

Female
56%
1,048

Male
44%
851

undergraduatePart-time

36%

1,038
students

Female
43%
443

Male
57%
595

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


217 206-6678

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