University of Illinois at Springfield: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

University of Illinois at Springfield is a medium four-year, public school with 5,405 students enrolled. This school was established in 1969 and is one of the 8 schools and colleges located in Springfield, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at University of Illinois at Springfield.

University of Illinois at Springfield implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Business, Management, Social Work, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of Illinois at Springfield is fair at 77% (above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Illinois at Springfield is low - 46%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Illinois at Springfield is pretty decent -- 14:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,700
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - $16,600 per year. The additional fees at University of Illinois at Springfield not covered by tuition are about $2,100, which comes to $18,700 per year.

Read the details about University of Illinois at Springfield additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,524 applications were submitted and 962 were accepted, so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at University of Illinois at Springfield in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,400
High
University of Illinois at Springfield offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Illinois at Springfield, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
University of Illinois at Springfield provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - approximately $7,400 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Illinois at Springfield appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Illinois at Springfield Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Illinois at Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407, USA
Location Map - Street View:
University of Illinois at Springfield Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
University of Illinois at Springfield Location Map - City View

Learn More About University of Illinois at Springfield

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Illinois Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Learn more about 104 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Peoria, Joliet, Normal, River Forest, Schaumburg, and 63 other cities. Around 8,200 accounting and finance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance programs in IL is roughly $25,500.

Art
Our directory contains 78 art schools and colleges in Chicago, Decatur, Jacksonville, Rockford, Elgin, Champaign, Galesburg, and 49 other cities. Approximately 2,200 art degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for art degree programs in IL: $29,700.

Biology
Read about 103 biology schools and colleges in Chicago, Galesburg, Joliet, Normal, Quincy, Springfield, Decatur, and 69 more cities. Around 12,600 biology diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for biology programs in IL is around $19,100.

Business
Read information about 125 business schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Schaumburg, Normal, Quincy, Elgin, Lake Forest, and 76 other cities. Around 18,100 business degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in IL is approximately $23,600.

Chemistry
Read about 48 chemistry schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Carbondale, Elgin, Lake Forest, Palos Heights, University Park, and 33 more cities. Around 1,800 chemistry degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for chemistry programs in IL is approximately $31,900.

Communication and Journalism
Our listing contains 62 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, River Forest, Chicago Heights, Elsah, Lake Forest, Naperville, and 43 other cities. Approximately 5,300 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in IL is roughly $29,800.

Computer Science
Read about 126 computer science schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Springfield, Schaumburg, Normal, Peoria, River Forest, and 77 other cities. Around 9,300 computer science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in IL is about $21,600.

Criminal Justice
Learn about 94 criminal justice schools and colleges in Chicago, Schaumburg, Normal, Rockford, River Forest, Joliet, Quincy, and 57 more cities. Approximately 4,800 criminal justice degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for criminal justice degree programs in IL is around $16,000.

Economics
Read about 37 economics schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Galesburg, Monmouth, Springfield, Bloomington, Elmhurst, and 26 more cities. About 2,600 economics degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for economics programs in IL is around $35,500.

Education
Get details on 164 education schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Decatur, Normal, Joliet, Springfield, Elgin, and 95 more cities. About 11,500 education diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for education degree programs in IL is around $23,100.

English and Literature
We list 57 English and literature schools and colleges in Chicago, Jacksonville, River Forest, Eureka, Lake Forest, Palos Heights, University Park, and 38 other cities. Around 2,700 English and literature diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for English and literature degree programs in IL is about $27,700.

General Studies
Read about 106 general studies schools and colleges in Chicago, Normal, Peoria, Decatur, Joliet, Galesburg, River Forest, and 68 more cities. Around 26,700 general studies diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for general studies degree programs in IL is about $12,700.

History
Learn about 48 history schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Jacksonville, Bourbonnais, Dekalb, Greenville, Naperville, and 35 other cities. Approximately 1,500 history degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for history degree programs in IL: $28,400.

Laboratory Assistance
Read information about 50 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Joliet, Springfield, Carlinville, East Peoria, Palatine, and 33 other cities. Around 900 laboratory assistance diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for laboratory assistance degree programs in IL is around $13,000.

Law
Get details on 17 law schools and colleges in Chicago, Carbondale, Peoria, Elgin, Champaign, Springfield, Aurora, and 9 more cities. Around 3,100 law diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for law degree programs in IL is around $39,600.

Management
We list 126 management schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Schaumburg, Quincy, Decatur, Joliet, Springfield, and 75 other cities. About 23,200 management diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for management programs in IL is roughly $24,600.

Mathematics
Get details on 62 mathematics schools and colleges in Chicago, Decatur, Rockford, River Forest, Normal, Rock Island, Bloomington, and 44 other cities. Around 2,000 mathematics diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics programs in IL: $31,800.

Medical
Detailed information about 116 medical schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Schaumburg, Rockford, Champaign, Peoria, Joliet, and 66 more cities. About 12,200 medical diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical programs in IL - $22,300.

Medical Assistant
We reviewed 108 medical assistant schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Springfield, Rockford, Crystal Lake, East Peoria, Normal, and 68 more cities. Approximately 8,900 medical assistant degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for medical assistant programs in IL - $13,600.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our directory contains 48 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Canton, Edwardsville, Greenville, Lisle, Rock Island, and 37 other cities. Approximately 800 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in IL is about $27,500.

Paralegal
We list 50 paralegal schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Elgin, Rockford, Centralia, Joliet, Peoria, and 35 more cities. Approximately 900 paralegal diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for paralegal degree programs in IL is roughly $21,900.

Philosophy
Learn about 45 philosophy schools and colleges in Chicago, Evanston, River Forest, Decatur, Galesburg, Monmouth, Rockford, and 32 more cities. About 700 philosophy degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for philosophy degree programs in IL is roughly $34,500.

Political Science
We list 46 political science schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Charleston, Galesburg, Monmouth, Rockford, Carbondale, and 32 more cities. Around 2,200 political science degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for political science programs in IL is about $32,900.

Psychology
We reviewed 76 psychology schools and colleges in Chicago, Elgin, Jacksonville, River Forest, Rockford, Aurora, Danville, and 49 other cities. Approximately 8,000 psychology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in IL is about $25,800.

Social Work
Detailed information about 69 social work schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Elgin, Schaumburg, River Forest, Champaign, Edwardsville, and 41 other cities. Approximately 4,200 social work diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for social work degree programs in IL is approximately $29,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read information about 49 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Charleston, Elsah, Lebanon, University Park, Carbondale, and 34 more cities. Approximately 2,300 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for sociology and anthropology degree programs in IL is roughly $28,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges