International Overview

Each year students from countries throughout the world make the University of Illinois Springfield their first choice in quality education.

NOTE: Fall 2020 campus and online classes will start as planned on August 24.  Please continue to monitor our website for updates.

We love our international students here at UIS! Each student that attends our university from another nation adds a fresh voice to the chorus of diversity that our campus seeks to cultivate. You are welcome here!

Not only are you welcome here, but the presence of international students on campus has played a life changing role in the lives of our domestic students.  Check out the video testimonials of American students on campus that value international students!

Rebecca – Legal Studies and Anthropology (Class of 2019) Alex – Political Science and Global Studies (Class of 2020)

If you are an international student and are interested in joining our community, please choose your profile:

The Office of Admissions provides the information and guidance that is needed to be admitted at UIS. Questions regarding undergraduate admission processes or decisions should be directed to the Office of Admissions. All graduate admission decisions are made by the graduate departments; however, in order to facilitate processing, questions regarding admissions and admission materials should be directed to the Office of Admissions

An admission packet will be sent to the home address provided on the application for admission upon receipt of all documents and fees.

UIS offers an unforgettable combination of opportunities made possible by a respected public residential university in the USA at a cost that is less than larger institutions located throughout the states as well as providing students the safety and hospitality of small-town America.

The Office of International Student Services offers the resources that all International students find they need from arrival issues, immigration requirements, cultural counseling, and a safe place just to sit and study.  You can also check out the international at UIS website for more information about services available to international students at UIS.

For more information about attending college in the USA, please refer to following external websites:

Check out the stories of current international students on campus!