University of Illinois at Springfield Computer Science Programs
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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UIS.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UIS has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Illinois at Springfield?
Contact details for UIS are given below.
|Address:||One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703-5407|
How Do I Get Into UIS?
You can apply to UIS online at: www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday.html
Admission Requirements for UIS
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UIS?
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.
Can I Afford University of Illinois at Springfield?
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
There are also 1,601 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,853 full-time undergraduates at UIS, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Illinois at Springfield students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||303|
|Hispanic or Latino||217|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UIS has changed over the last few years.
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%|
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|
|Computer & IS Security||#78|
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.
|Computer & IS Security||18||0||18|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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