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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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Science
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Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
Human Services, General
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Social Work
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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