University of Illinois Springfield

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Graduate Applicants

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Transfer Applicants

Currently in college? Find out how to transfer to UIS.
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International Applicants

Living abroad? Get more information about international students at UIS.
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No ACT/SAT Required

The UIS application for admission does NOT require ACT/SAT scores for first-year students.

First-year students admitted to UIS with an unweighted 3.0+ GPA are eligible for merit scholarships up to $8,000 – no test scores necessary. Check out your potential merit scholarship for all four years, and compare your annual tuition and fee costs after scholarships are applied.

No GMAT? No GRE? No problem! - No tests are required for application to UIS Graduate programs.

Fee Waiver

We are waiving application fees for all students through Summer 23, so there's no better time to apply!

Contact the Office of Admission

Contact us by phone (217) 206-4847, toll free at (888) 977-4847, by email at, or request additional information using our request information form.

Admission News

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