University of Illinois Springfield

Public, Four-years School Located in Springfield, IL

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How much is the UIS tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, UIS's tuition & fees is $12,252 for Illinois residents and $22,017 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $26,640 for Illinois residents and $36,405 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UIS Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$12,252
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,017
Books & Supplies Costs$1,224
On-campus Room & Board$10,410
On-campus Expenses$2,754
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$12,454
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$25,707

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UIS for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $89,846 at UIS. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $143,047. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $99,415.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$22,193$35,412$24,634
Sophomore (2024-25)$22,371$35,644$24,780
Junior (2025-26)$22,550$35,878$24,927
Senior (2026-27)$22,731$36,113$25,075
4 Years Total$89,846$143,047$99,415
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$22,371$35,644$24,780
Sophomore (2025-26)$22,550$35,878$24,927
Junior (2026-27)$22,731$36,113$25,075
Senior (2027-28)$22,913$36,351$25,223
4 Years Total$90,566$143,986$100,005
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$22,550$35,878$24,927
Sophomore (2026-27)$22,731$36,113$25,075
Junior (2027-28)$22,913$36,351$25,223
Senior (2028-29)$23,097$36,590$25,373
4 Years Total$91,292$144,931$100,598
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$22,731$36,113$25,075
Sophomore (2027-28)$22,913$36,351$25,223
Junior (2028-29)$23,097$36,590$25,373
Senior (2029-30)$23,282$36,830$25,524
4 Years Total$92,023$145,884$101,195
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$22,913$36,351$25,223
Sophomore (2028-29)$23,097$36,590$25,373
Junior (2029-30)$23,282$36,830$25,524
Senior (2030-31)$23,468$37,073$25,676
4 Years Total$92,760$146,843$101,796

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UIS' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $13,638.
University of Illinois Springfield$12,252$22,017
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UIS and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of Illinois SpringfieldSpringfield, IL$12,252$22,017
Fitchburg State UniversityFitchburg, MA$11,046$17,126
Stephen F Austin State UniversityNacogdoches, TX$10,600$20,680
Eastern New Mexico University-Main CampusPortales, NM$6,863$8,843
CUNY Queens CollegeQueens, NY$7,538$15,488
Keene State CollegeKeene, NH$14,710$26,186
James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VA$13,576$30,790
Marshall UniversityHuntington, WV$8,942$20,294
Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaEdinboro, PA$10,543$15,062
SUNY College at PlattsburghPlattsburgh, NY$8,881$18,791
Henderson State UniversityArkadelphia, AR$7,885$9,882

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Illinois Springfield, 1,910 students (76%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $10,692.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UIS is $25,713 for students living on-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 254 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $14,175 and the average amount of student loans is $6,035.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$26,640$36,405
Tuition & Fees$12,252$22,017
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,388$14,388
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,948$25,713
Average Financial Aid$10,692$10,692
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,91076%$10,692
Pell Grants89936%$4,429
Federal Student Loan1,01240%$6,697
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid25498%-
Grants or Scholarships25297%$14,175
Federal Grants15258%$4,766
Pell Grants9035%$5,160
Other Federal Grants15258%$1,711
State/Local Grants11845%$5,000
Institutional Grants24594%$9,215
Student Loan Aid11042%$6,035
Federal Student Loans10741%$5,155
Other Student Loans114%$10,205
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level142141$12,480
110,001 or more3332$7,210

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UIS's acceptance rate is 79.49%. A total of 2,496 applicants applied to and 1,984 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 264 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 13.31%.
To apply to UIS, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate79.49%78.03%80.29%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.31%14.22%12.82%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to UIS. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,120 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,1209901,250
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW575510640
SAT Math545480610
ACT Composite242127
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math221825
ACT English232125

Student Population

University of Illinois Springfield has a total of 4,198 students including 2,393 undergraduate and 1,805 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,877 male students and 2,067 female students attending UIS. The school offers online degree programs and 1,954 students enrolled online exclusively (46.55% of all students).
Total3,944 1,8772,067
Undergraduate2,503 1,1721,331
Graduate1,441 705736

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressOne University Plaza, Springfield, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered70 Programs
Online Program Offered41 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered27 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate82.03%
Student Population4,198
Graduation Rate53%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 50% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties202 (Full-time), 110 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs724 (Full-time), 134 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$75,386
Average Staff Salary$56,090