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University of Illinois, Springfield

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1969
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 2,758
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $7,170,356
Admissions Address

1 University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

Website

http://www.uis.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@uis.edu


 

QuickFacts
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Lori Giordano (Interim)
Admissions office telephone: (217) 206-4847
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by:  
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Not offered  
Early action
Not offered  
Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? No
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Electronic application:
 
http://www.uis.edu/admissions/apply.html  
Tuition deposit: $100 (Refundable)
Room deposit: $150 (Partially refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Lab N/A 4
Foreign language 2 4
Social studies 3 4
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units N/A N/A


*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 

Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: N/A
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: Important
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Not considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: N/A
Overall acceptance rate: 62%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 62%
Total applicants: 1,075
Total acceptances: 662
Total freshman enrollment: 243
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.


 

Male applicants: 502
Male acceptances: 321
Male freshman enrollment: 109
 
Female applicants: 573
Female acceptances: 341
Female freshman enrollment: 134
 
Students that applied here may also have applied to: N/A
 
Out-of-state freshmen: 3%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 0
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 0
Students enrolled from waiting list: 0


 

2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 40%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 74%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 96%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 100%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 0%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: N/A
Math: N/A
Combined: N/A


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 N/A N/A
600-699 N/A N/A
500-599 N/A N/A
400-499 N/A N/A
300-399 N/A N/A
200-299 N/A N/A


 

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 100%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 19 - 27
Math: 18 - 26
Composite: 19 - 27


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 5.8% 9.9% 4.9%
24-29 36.6% 34.6% 35.0%
18-23 46.1% 37.0% 38.3%
12-17 11.5% 18.1% 21.8%
6-11 0.0% 0.4% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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