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Univeristy of Illinois at Springfield, formerly Sangamon State University, was founded in 1969 as a public, upper-division university. Its five-acre campus is located in Springfield, 90 miles north of St. Louis.

Website: www.uis.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,674
Undergraduate
Students
(51.2%) 1,369 Women
(48.8%) 1,305 Men
1,601
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 2,117 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.65
SAT Math
556 average
495-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
558 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,373
Out-of-state: $36,898
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,813
Out-of-state: $21,338
Room and Board
$11,660
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$16,980
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,073
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
206
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Springfield Population
117,006
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Prairie Stars
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.9% Asian
14.9% Black/African-American
11.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.5% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
2.7% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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