University of Illinois at Springfield

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world rank  1269

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, University of Illinois at Springfield is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Chicago, Urbana-Champaign. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US 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 51 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UIS
Founded 1969

University Location

Address One University Plaza
Springfield
62703-5407 Illinois
United States
Tel +1 (217) 206 6600
Fax +1 (217) 206 6620
Other locations Chicago, Urbana-Champaign

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080
Springfield 62703
(217) 206 4847
888 977 4847

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Illinois at Springfield's Library
University of Illinois at Springfield's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 343,782 physical volumes, 6,466 physical media, 25,112 digital/electronic medium and 176 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Illinois at Springfield provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,119 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Illinois System (UIS)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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