University of Illinois Springfield

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University of Illinois Springfield is one of three universities in the world-class University of Illinois System. We are proud that our talented faculty are leaders in their areas of study and teach all courses at UIS.

Students take advantage of leading-edge leadership opportunities not found at other universities. This allows them to shape their college experience and positions them ahead of peers outside UIS for career opportunities and further scholarship. Your degree will be among the most recognizable and prestigious in the nation and will open doors for you in whichever field you choose.

At a Glance
Breaking down the demographics for the University of Illinois Springfield, 64 percent of all students are Undergraduates - 2,654. Graduate students compose 36 percent of the campus population with 1,492 enrollees. Fifty-six percent of all students are full time, while 44 percent are part time. The ratio of Females to Males is 52.5 percent to 47.5 percent.

Small Classes and Professors Know You
We are the U of I university where classes are small (student-professor ratio averages 15:1) and professors know their students – not just their names but their strengths and their goals. You’ll enjoy the close relationships that naturally occur with these teacher-scholars. Professors, not teaching assistants, teach our classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Living On Campus
A safe, beautiful campus and the largest residence halls in Illinois. Visit us and you’ll see we can back that up. Our townhouses are also highly sought after – offering private bedrooms, cathedral ceilings, high speed internet, and private parking lots. Comfortable apartments and family housing round out the residential offerings.

Racial Composition and Where Our Students Call Home
The racial composition of our students: less than 1 percent American Indian or Alaskan Native; 3.5 percent claim two or more races; 4.4 percent identify as Asian; 6.2 percent are International students; 8.9 percent claim Hispanic or Latinx nationality; 12.9 claim Black or African American heritage; 62.6 percent are white; and 1.4 percent identify as other.

Seventy-eight percent of our students come from the state of Illinois - with 25.9 percent coming from northern counties, 45.1 percent from central Illinois, and 4.5 percent coming from southern Illinois counties.

Twenty-two percent of students on campus are non-Illinois residents.

Life on Campus
Students can choose from more than 1,100 spaces within four different living options - residence halls, townhouses, apartments, and family housing. Our facilities are modern and well maintained.

Living in the campus community can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your college life. The University of Illinois Springfield prides itself on many things. Perhaps most important is our developing sense of a UIS community that is growing on campus each and every day.