University of Illinois at Springfield

country rank  390
world rank  1034

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, University of Illinois at Springfield is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chicago, Urbana-Champaign. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UIS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UIS
Founded 1969
Motto Leadership Lived
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address One University Plaza
Springfield (population range: 50,000-249,999)
62703-5407 Illinois
United States
T +1 (217) 206 6600
F +1 (217) 206 6620
Other locations Chicago, Urbana-Champaign

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080
Springfield 62703
+1 (217) 206 4847
888 977 4847

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Illinois at Springfield's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

Affiliations

  • University of Illinois System (UIS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018