University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS)

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UIS can be found in Springfield, IL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UIS has an enrollment of over five thousand students.

The majority of students getting into UIS earned an SAT score in the range of 905 - 1288, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 20 - 27. We were able to estimate the UIS average GPA (3.06 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 60 percent with 36 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UIS Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Illinois at Springfield was reported as 59.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,470 college applications submitted to UIS. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UIS ACT Scores: 20 - 27
  • UIS Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Illinois at Springfield?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Illinois at Springfield, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Illinois at Springfield has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 57.6%
  • 2010-2011: 59.4%
  • 2011-2012: 60.1%
  • 2012-2013: 56.4%
  • 2013-2014: 59.8%
  • Projected UIS Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 58.7%

How Does UIS Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Illinois at Springfield is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lincoln College87.5%
Illinois College61.3%
Millikin University55.1%
Greenville College65.7%
Illinois Wesleyan University58.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UIS (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score20 - 27
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