University of Illinois Springfield

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Updated Admission Options

Test-Optional & Test-Blind Options

The UIS application for admission does NOT require ACT/SAT scores for first-year students who will start college Summer 2021, Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.

Prospective first-year students admitted to UIS with an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or better will be eligible for merit scholarships up to $8,000 or more – whether or not test scores are included in students’ applications. Check out your potential merit scholarship for the year and all four years. Plus, 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.

For additional information on the new testing requirements, contact the Office of Admission.

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 & Aid News

Sep 22, 2020
The University of Illinois Springfield will offer 27 new accelerated eight-week courses for prospective and current students. Most will begin Monday…
Sep 09, 2020
After the first 10 days of classes, University of Illinois Springfield Fall 2020 census numbers show the total number of students enrolled in…
Aug 19, 2020
Nearly 900 University of Illinois Springfield students returned to campus for the start of Fall Semester 2020 classes during Move-In Week, held Aug…
Jul 20, 2020
KickStart Orientation is a UIS staple in preparing new Prairie Stars for a transition from home to campus. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this…