The University of Illinois Springfield welcomes students from Coastline Community College.
The Learning 1st partnership offers you an online pathway to simultaneously earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) in Science and Math degree from Coastline and the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer Science from UIS.
You are one of our students as soon as you enroll. We provide you with a dedicated advisor and other support services. We work closely with the Coastline Community College faculty to make sure your entire experience is a successful one.
As part of this unique program, you are guaranteed to get your classes each semester, without every leaving your home state.
Your undergrad units – completed at Coastline – are affordable and can be completed on-site at of three Orange County campuses, or online via distance learning. Your upper division (major) units are completed online through the University of Illinois Springfield at special, locked-in online tuition rates that are frozen throughout your program. Tuition will not go up.
In addition, you only have to complete one program application and there is no application fee. You will be assigned a dedicated program advisor from Coastline and one from UIS that will guide you through the program and towards both of your degrees.
Attend full-time and finish within four years!
Soon-to-be graduates of UIS’ online degree programs traditionally gather on campus each year for an awards breakfast prior to the Commencement ceremony.
Plan Your Degree
You are a University of Illinois Springfield student as soon as you enroll. We provide you with a dedicated advisor and other support services. We work closely with the Coastline Community College faculty to make sure your entire experience is a successful one.
Apply for Learning 1st Now
Prospective students should apply directly to Learning 1st. The application can be accessed online. Separate application to Coastal Community College or University of Illinois Springfield is not necessary.
Both Coastal Community College and the University of Illinois Springfield provide a variety of support services to students. Visit the Learning 1st site and explore under “Services” and “FAQs”.