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About University of Illinois Springfield

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University of Illinois Springfield

We’re proud to be one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois.

Welcome to the University of Illinois Springfield.

Every year, approximately 5,000 students enroll to earn a U of I degree where classes are small and professors really know their students.

At a Glance

UIS celebrates its diversity with a campus comprised of students and faculty of various ages, backgrounds, and ethnicity.

Quick Facts About UIS:

  • Enrollment: About 5,137, including about 2,025 Graduate Students
  • Calendar: Semester
  • Average Class Size: 15
  • Colleges: Business and Management, Education and Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Public Affairs and Administration
  • Degree Programs: 23 bachelor’s degree programs and 25 minors; 20 master’s degree programs; one doctoral degree
  • Research Funding: Approximately $7 million annually
  • Faculty: Approximately 218 full-time faculty. The faculty to student ratio is 1:12
  • History: Established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly. On July 1, 1995, became a campus of the University of Illinois, thereafter known as the University of Illinois at Springfield.
  • Location: Southeast side of Springfield, Illinois, near Lake Springfield. Approximately 200 miles southwest of Chicago and 100 miles northeast of St. Louis.
  • Campus: 746 acres