Achievements and Accolades

  • US News & World Report rankings:
    • No. 1 public regional university in Illinois and No. 4 in the Midwest (2020, 2021).
    • No. 5 for students graduating with the least amount of debt, Midwest regional category (2021).
    • Among the 15 best public regional universities in the Midwest for the past 15 years.
  • UIS welcomed the largest freshman class in university history in the fall of 2019.
  • The College of Business and Management is accredited by the AACSB, a distinction earned by less than 5% of business schools worldwide.
  • UIS alums comprise 28% of the college educated workforce residing in Springfield.
  • UIS and its students and alumni add $833 million to the Illinois economy annually.

Students

Academics:

  • 30 bachelor's and 20 master's degrees, 1 doctorate

Online majors:

  • 1,540 (+6.1% from Fall 2019)

Total enrollment: 4,146 (Fall 2020)

  • Undergraduate students: 2,654 (64%)
  • Graduate students: 1,492 (36%)
  • Full-time: 56%, Part-time: 44%
  • Male: 47.5%, Female: 52.5%

Average age:

  • Undergraduate: 26
  • Graduate: 33
  • Doctorate: 44

Demographics:

  • African-American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic: 8.9%
  • International: 6.2%
  • All other: 72%

Where students come from:

  • Illinois: 78%
  • Out of state: 16%
  • Foreign countries: 6%

Graduate Success rates

Faculty and Staff

  • Full-time faculty: 207 Part-time: 133
  • Full-time staff: 532
    • Academic Professionals: 212
    • Civil Service: 320
  • Part-time staff: 21
  • Student employees: 385
  • Graduate Student Interns/Assistants: 250

Student Life

85+ student clubs and organizations.
Member NCAA Div. II, Great Lakes Valley
Conference (GLVC)

Intercollegiate athletic teams:
Men's/Women’s soccer, tennis, basketball, golf,
cross country, and track and field; softball;
volleyball; baseball.

Housing: 833 students live in campus housing.

UIS FY 2020 Budget: $90.77 million

Top enrolled programs

Undergraduate:

Graduate:

Alumni

UIS has more than 43,000 living alumni located throughout the world.

IllinoisNon-residents
Tuition (30 credit hrs.)$9,502$19,117
Fees$2,429$2,429
Room & Board$9,760$9,760
Books, Supplies, Parking$1,260$1,260
TOTAL (Fall 2020)$22,951$32,566