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University of Illinois at Springfield is a public institution located in Springfield, Illinois. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

111 Undergraduate Degrees
263 Graduate Degrees
$23,909 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
52% Acceptance Rate

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University of Illinois at Springfield Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UIS has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#47 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#216 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UIS.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Computer Systems Analysis Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Computer Systems Analysis Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UIS has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#19 Best Value Colleges for Computer Science College Factual

Where Is University of Illinois at Springfield?

Location of University of Illinois at Springfield

Contact details for UIS are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: 217-206-6600
Website: www.uis.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uis.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UISedu

How Do I Get Into UIS?

You can apply to UIS online at: www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday.html

Admission Requirements for UIS

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UIS?

52% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
7% Submit SAT Scores
UIS has an acceptance rate of 52%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 50%.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to UIS submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 510 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 520 to 640 )
200
800
UIS received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 20 to 27 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Illinois at Springfield?

$23,909 Net Price
49% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UIS is $23,909. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UIS, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,625 a year. That adds up to $22,500 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UIS is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Illinois at Springfield Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,853 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,674 undergraduate students at UIS, with 1,853 being full-time and 821 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UIS

There are also 1,601 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,853 full-time undergraduates at UIS, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UIS

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Illinois at Springfield students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UIS Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 59
Black or African American 303
Hispanic or Latino 217
White 1,102
International Students 67
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at University of Illinois at Springfield. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 41 countries are represented at UIS. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Illinois at Springfield

1,886 Took All Classes Online
3,113 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at UIS. In 2017-2018, 3,113 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UIS has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UIS

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Illinois at Springfield was -1.3%. This is the #1,715 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UIS regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UIS majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & IS Security 50%
Information Technology 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UIS ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UIS.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Analysis #8
Information Systems #8
Computer Science #54
Computer Science #54
Computer & IS Security #78
Information Technology #130

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Illinois at Springfield Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Computer Science 83 189 272
Information Systems 10 74 84
Computer & IS Security 18 0 18
TOTAL 111 263 374

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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