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
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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, Management, Business, Social Work, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam 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 likelyhood 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 test score statistics 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 provides 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 to 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 around 1,200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, around $7,400 annually.

Based on the college crime data, 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



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