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University Of Illinois At Springfield

University Of Illinois At Springfield

The University of Illinois at Springfield was established in 1969 as the Sangamon State University. On July 1, 1995, it became a part of the University of Illinois and adopted its current name. The university campus comprises of more than 15 buildings in Springfield, Illinois. UIS confers bachelors and masters degrees to around 5,000 students every year and is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Business and Management
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Public Affairs and Administration

UIS competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' American Midwest Conference and in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. They are also members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II. The University of Illinois at Springfield's sports teams are known as the Prairie Stars.

Some of the notable alumni of UIS are Timothy Davlin, the Mayor of Springfield, Illinois; Gordon Heddell, the Inspector General of U.S. Department of Labor; and Michael S. Schwartz, the Chairman of US Railroad Retirement Board.

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University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield , IL 62703-5407
General Phone: (217) 206-6600
http://www.uis.edu

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University of Illinois at Springfield Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Computer Science and Engineering388computer science
Business and Management313business management, business administration, accounting, MIS
Liberal Arts200English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, economics, political science, social studies, history
Education and Teaching144educational administration, educational supervision, educational admin and supervision
Family and Social Work113human services, public administration, social work, social service professions
Therapy and Counseling103psychology, counseling psychology
Media86media studies, journalism
Security and Law Enforcement59criminal justice and safety
Science43biology, chemistry
Medicine20public health, public health courses
Mathematics20mathematics
Law18legal professions
Fine Arts13fine arts
Medical Support and Technology8clinical lab tech
Conservation and Resource Management7environmental studies, environmental science
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for University of Illinois at Springfield in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Postbaccalaureate certificate154
Master's degree84020
Bachelor's degree68421
Post-master's certificate01
Doctor's degree01

University of Illinois at Springfield Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Illinois at Springfield had a total enrollment of 4,855 students (3,538 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 55%
Graduate 45%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 10%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 10%
20-21 11%
22-24 21%
25-29 21%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Illinois97%
(International Students)2%

University of Illinois at Springfield Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 43 %

University of Illinois at Springfield Room and Board (2007)

University of Illinois at Springfield offers campus housing for 1,080 of its 3,538 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Springfield, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Illinois at Springfield Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1,29778360%30939%
Men51931160%11236%
Women77847261%19742%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1926
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Illinois at Springfield Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,108
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,428
Room and board $ 8,140
Room charge $ 6,140
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,700
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
University of Illinois at Springfield participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 933300)

University of Illinois at Springfield Faculty

University of Illinois at Springfield has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured5232
Non-tenured, but on tenure track5132
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1619

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*3$47,689

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year16$93,3764$72,735
Associate professoracademic year38$67,48128$63,071
Assistant professoracademic year56$57,59633$52,041
Instructoracademic year5$45,0848$47,510
Lectureracademic year3$36,3717$38,400
All faculty totalacademic year118$64,56180$55,289

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Illinois at Springfield Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball American Midwest Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total323971
Baseball141125
All Other Sports182846

University of Illinois at Springfield Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Education And Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Law
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, Other

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Journalism

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Medicine
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)
Public Health, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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University of Illinois at Springfield Highlights

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What Sets University of Illinois at Springfield Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%University of Illinois at Springfield % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%University of Illinois at Springfield Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%University of Illinois at Springfield % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%University of Illinois at Springfield % of degrees in media
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%University of Illinois at Springfield % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%University of Illinois at Springfield Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%University of Illinois at Springfield % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%University of Illinois at Springfield Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%University of Illinois at Springfield Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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