University of Illinois at Springfield

University of Illinois at Springfield Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Illinois at Springfield Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Illinois at Springfield was awarded 95 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is computer systems analysis.

Overall Quality

UIS landed the #1,059 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

UIS is also ranked #48 out of 102 schools in Illinois.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UIS?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Illinois at Springfield is a competitive 52%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to UIS submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 510 to 630 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 520 to 640 )
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800
UIS received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Illinois at Springfield  ( 20 to 27 )
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Learn more about University of Illinois at Springfield admissions.

University of Illinois at Springfield Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At UIS, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Illinois at Springfield is 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Illinois at Springfield

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Illinois at Springfield has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At UIS this rate is 34%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  34 out of 100
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100

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University of Illinois at Springfield Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,674 undergraduates at UIS with 1,853 being full-time and 821 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Illinois at Springfield Cost?

The overall average net price of UIS is $12,477. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UIS

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,771 $8,323 $11,857 $17,342 $17,866

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UIS, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UIS, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,625 a year. That adds up to $22,500 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UIS is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UIS Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UIS with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $44,600 in their early years. That's great news for UIS students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of University of Illinois at Springfield

University of Illinois at Springfield is a public institution situated in Springfield, Illinois. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for UIS are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: 217-206-6600
Website: www.uis.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uis.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UISedu

University of Illinois at Springfield Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from University of Illinois at Springfield. Of these students, 619 received undergraduate degrees and 536 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 122 $39,500
Computer Science 93 $56,700
General Psychology 61 $26,500
Accounting 46 $46,100
Communication & Media Studies 32 $29,500
General Biology 27 NA
General English Literature 22 NA
Information Technology 22 NA
History 21 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 20 $33,100

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Illinois at Springfield along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UIS

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 3,006 students took at least one online class at University of Illinois at Springfield. This is a decrease from the 3,113 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 3,006 1,748
2017-2018 3,113 1,886
2016-2017 3,245 1,947
2015-2016 3,563 1,871
2013-2014 3,431 1,994

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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