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University of Illinois at Springfield


The University of Illinois at Springfield provides an intellectually rich collaborative and intimate learning environment for students faculty and staff while serving local regional state national and international communities. UIS serves its students by building a faculty whose members have a passion for teaching and by creating an environment that nurtures learning. Our faculty members engage students in small classes and experiential learning settings. At UIS the undergraduate and graduate curricula and the professional programs emphasize liberal arts interdisciplinary approaches lifelong learning and engaged citizenship. UIS provides its students with the knowledge skills and experience that lead to productive careers in the private and public sectors. UIS serves the pursuit of knowledge by encouraging and valuing excellence in scholarship. Scholarship at UIS is broadly defined. Faculty members are engaged in the scholarship of discovery integration application and teaching. Excellence in teaching and meaningful service depend on a foundation of excellence in scholarship. One vital area in which UIS extends its scholarship teaching learning and expertise beyond the campus is in the broad area of public affairs. From its location in the state capital UIS shapes and informs public policy trains tomorrow’s leaders and enriches its learning environment through a wide range of public affairs activities programs and organizations. UIS empowers its students faculty and staff by being a leader in online education and classroom technology. UIS uses technology to enhance its distinctive learning environment and extend that environment beyond the boundaries of the campus.

School Information

One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
P: (217) 206-6600
F: (217) 206-6620
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 6,269Total Students
  • 2,932Male Students
  • 3,337Female Students
  • 279Total Intl Students
  • 167Intl Male Students
  • 112Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 603Total Faculty
  • 339Male Faculty
  • 264Female Faculty
  • 14:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 15,901

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,200

Books & Supplies

$ 8,870

Room & Board

$ 2,700

Other Expenses

$ 28,671

Total

Admissions

1,243
total applicants

60%
admitted (747)

19%
enrolled (241)


ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
20-26
Composite
19-25
Math
20-26
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
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
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
Human Services, General
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Health, General
Public Health, Other
Social Work
Sociology and Anthropology
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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