Quick Facts

Overall shot of UIS campus

Springfield, IL
Centrally located on Interstates 55 and 72

Springfield Population: 116,250 (2010 Census)

1969 (as Sangamon State University)

Springfield campus of the University of Illinois

5,431 (fall 2014)

3,038 (56%)

2,393 (44%)

National Recognition: US News & World Report America’s Best Colleges has ranked UIS among the top ten public regional universities in the Midwest for seven straight years.

The College of Business and Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction earned by less than 5% of business schools worldwide.


Top six enrolled undergraduate programs:

Average Annual Estimated Total Cost:

(Fall 2014, undergraduate, per year, full-time, on-campus)

  • Tuition: Illinois Resident – $9,405; non-resident – $18,555
  • Fees: $2,606
  • Housing: (residence hall, meal plan B) – $9,600
  • Total Annual Cost (includes tuition, fees, room and board,
    books, supplies and parking) Illinois resident – $22,811; non-resident: $31,961

Online Courses and Degrees

  • Dozens of online courses offered each semester to online and on-campus students.
  • 8 undergraduate and 8 graduate degrees offered entirely online to students who have completed
    general education requirements.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance

  • Grants, loans, and student employment are available. Nearly 70
    percent of UIS students receive some form of financial aid.
  • Approximately 100 scholarships totaling $90,000
    are available to continuing students each year. Application deadline: Feb. 1.

Real World Experience

Through the Applied Study Term, undergraduate students can be placed in internships relevant to their major, most of them paid.


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