University of Illinois Springfield

Springfield, IL

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.

University of Illinois Springfield

Springfield, IL

Tuition & Fees

$11,813

$21,338

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
31%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
33%
12-17
26%
30-36
11%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,626
Declined + 491
Total Received 2,117
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Public

2,674

undergraduate students

1,601

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 0834
ACT 1137
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Location

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 4,275
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)

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Springfield, IL

746-acre campus in Springfield (population: 114,868), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 2% of male students
 
5 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
22%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
31%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
33%
12-17
26%
30-36
11%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,626
Declined + 491
Total Received 2,117

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,275.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,405
Room & board $11,600
Additional fees $2,408
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,613
Average Financial Aid - $14,275
Total with Avg. Aid $10,338
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
November 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 217 206-6724
F: 217 206-7376
finaid@uis.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carolyn Schloemann
Acting Director of Financial Aid
ccima1@uis.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cricket, dodgeball, martial arts, non-tackle football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Peyton Deterding (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Data Analytics
Economics
Education
Education Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Health
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Global Studies
History
Human Development Counseling
Human Services
Information Systems Security
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Liberal/Integrative Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Mathematical Science
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs Reporting
Public Health
Public Policy
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Visual Art
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,275

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

2,674
students

Female
51%
1,369

Male
49%
1,305

37%

1,601
students

Female
52%
835

Male
48%
766

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

1,853
students

Female
55%
1,006

Male
45%
847

31%

821
students

Female
45%
363

Male
55%
458

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ecuador
South Korea
Spain
The United Kingdom
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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