University of Illinois Springfield

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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

Feb 09, 2023
The University of Illinois Springfield and Waubonsee Community College (WCC) in Sugar Grove, Illinois, have signed a transfer pathway agreement that will…
Feb 07, 2023
How soon do I need to file the FAFSA, and should I still apply if I think my family makes too much money? There is no harm in applying even if you think…
Feb 07, 2023
Besides federal grants and loans, where can I go to find college financial aid? Students can receive financial aid from state agencies, individual schools…
Feb 07, 2023
What are some common mistakes students and families make when filing the FAFSA? From not filling out the FAFSA® form correctly, to not completing all…
Feb 07, 2023
What is federal work study, and how can I get a job? Federal work study is a need-based financial aid award that assists students with meeting their…