University of Illinois Springfield

Springfield, IL

University of Illinois Springfield

Springfield, IL

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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
44%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
700-800
7%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
32%
18-23
51%
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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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,275
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Abraham Lincoln Capital

University of Illinois Springfield
1 University Plaza
Springfield
62703-5407

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Christian Student Fellowship
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • International Student Organization
  • Alternative Spring Break

Top Events

  • First Week
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
700-800
7%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
32%
18-23
51%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,626
Declined 491
Total Received 2,117

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Social Work
Sociology and Anthropology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,275

total students

88%

in-state

12%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

470

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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