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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Get more information about benefits and requirements specific to Veteran applicants 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 Spring 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 & Aid News

Jan 18, 2022
Understanding your Financial Aid Offer  We all know the cost of college and the aid you receive is a huge part of choosing where…
Nov 05, 2021
Future college students can now apply to all Illinois’ public universities with just one application. A simple check of a box will send applications to 900…
Oct 27, 2021
3 Tips for Completing the FAFSA The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the first step in determining what federal financial assistance…
Oct 13, 2021
The University of Illinois Springfield, UIS, announced on Tuesday it has created three new schools to better serve students and meet the needs of our Capital…
Oct 06, 2021
Administrators with the University of Illinois system paid a visit to Southern Illinois this week. They said they want to be more involved in Southern…