Quick Facts


UIS campus in the fall

Springfield, IL
Centrally located on Interstates 55 and 72

Springfield Population: 116,250 (2010 Census)

1969 (as Sangamon State University)

Springfield campus of the University of Illinois

4,575 (fall 2018)

2,814 (62%)

1,761 (38%)

National Recognition: US News & World Report America’s Best Colleges has ranked UIS among the top ten public regional universities in the Midwest for 11 straight years.

The College of Business and Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction earned by less than 5% of business schools worldwide.


Top six enrolled undergraduate programs:

Average Annual Estimated Total Cost:

(Fall 2018, undergraduate, per year, full-time, on-campus)

  • Tuition: Illinois Resident – $9,405; non-resident – $18,930
  • Fees: $3,658
  • Housing: (residence hall, meal plan B) – $9,700
  • Total Annual Cost (includes tuition, fees, room and board,
    books, supplies and parking) Illinois resident – $23,963; non-resident: $33,488

Online Courses and Degrees

  • Dozens of online courses offered each semester to online and on-campus students.
  • 12 undergraduate and 12 graduate degrees offered entirely online to students who have completed
    general education requirements.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance

  • Grants, loans, and student employment are available. Nearly 70
    percent of UIS students receive some form of financial aid.
  • More than 100 scholarships totaling over $100,000
    are available to continuing students each year. Application deadline: Feb. 1.

Real World Experience

Undergraduate students can be placed in internships relevant to their major, most of them paid, in Springfield businesses, non-profit organizations and associations, and in Illinois state government.


UIS baseball team celebrates homerun

More than 85 Clubs and Organizations