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UIS Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the UIS diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

UIS Student Population

4,146 Total Students
1,840 Undergraduates
470 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Illinois at Springfield?

UIS total enrollment is approximately 4,146 students. 1,840 are undergraduates and 470 are graduate students.

UIS Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UIS undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UIS Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,120
Black or African American 280
Hispanic 224
Multi-Ethnic 79
Asian 63
International 54
Unknown 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UIS Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UIS Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 273
International 84
Black or African American 48
Hispanic 28
Asian 18
Multi-Ethnic 12
Unknown 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

UIS Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,597
Black or African American 535
Hispanic 371
International 255
Asian 183
Multi-Ethnic 145
Unknown 52
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Illinois at Springfield Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 715
Black or African American 43
Asian 33
Multi-Ethnic 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at UIS.

UIS Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,176 female students and 1,970 male students at UIS.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UIS is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.63 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 461 female teachers and 414 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

5.24% Out of State
4.33% Out of the Country

UIS ranks 1,720 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

5.24% of UIS students come from out of state, and 4.33% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  21 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 8 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 271
Wisconsin 4
Indiana 3
Texas 2
North Carolina 1

International Students at UIS

Students from 41 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at UIS.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
25.40% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  88.55 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UIS, 25.40% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 1,101
35 and over 1,013
25-29 938
20-21 747
30-34 599
18-19 512
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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.


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