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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Illinois at Springfield is an above-average public university located in Springfield, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,903 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Illinois at Springfield acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Business, Computer Science, and Psychology. Graduating 50% of students, Illinois at Springfield alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,800.
About University of Illinois at Springfield...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Address
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
Website
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University of Illinois at Springfield Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1270
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,054/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,207/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
87%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.31 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.31 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,903Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,029
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
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  • Individual...no one's the same
    53%
  • Social
    40%
  • Diverse
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
38%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.34 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
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  • UIS is what you make it :)
    61%
  • Leadership Lived
    30%
  • Bleh
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
70%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
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I love UIS! My overall experience has been good, there isn't much I would complain about. The instructors and professors form good relationships with their students and actually care about how well they do in the class. Their are many resources around campus to help students do well and be the best student they can be.
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I loved UIS. However, I wished there were more on campus activities! I would have enjoyed pep rallies, tailgating, a football team, and even sororities and fraternities!
Coming from a small town, this smaller college is perfect for me! It isn't too big, nor too small. The community here is so wonderful and accepting! The teachers do their best to make sure everyone understands the material and helps whenever it is needed. Overall, this school is a perfect smaller university!