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University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, IL

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.

Web Sitewww.uis.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,959
   Women1,515 (51.2%)
   Men1,444 (48.8%)
Graduate Students2,469

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate65% of 1,467 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.43
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,013
Out-of-state: $32,538
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,413
Out-of-state: $20,938
Room and Board
$11,600
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Freshman Award$16,348
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,652

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
223
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Springfield Population117,006
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 83% of freshmen, 31% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotPrairie Stars
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
15.2% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.6% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students5.0% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning74.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
37.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.45 3.57 470 540 26
Low 2.80 2.80 460 480 19
High 4.00 4.00 480 600 32
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