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, 2021
The University of Illinois Springfield will hold a virtual Graduate School Week Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2021. The week will give students who are thinking about…
Sep 20, 2021
Joey McLaughlin talks with Vickie S. Cook, who is the Acting Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Associate Vice Chancellor for Online,…
Sep 15, 2021
University of Illinois Springfield is waiving all application fees starting from now through the 2022-2023 academic year for all incoming students.…
Sep 14, 2021
The University of Illinois Springfield is taking the top prize yet again on U.S. News & World Report list of top public regional universities in Illinois…
Apr 12, 2021
Registration is now underway for more than 200 summer courses at the University of Illinois Springfield. Current and prospective students are encouraged…