University of Illinois Springfield

Located in Springfield, Illinois, the University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a public university offering an array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UIS enrolls approximately 5,000 students. In the past, UIS was an upper-division and graduate university; now, the school accepts freshmen, transfer, and graduate students.

There are 23 undergraduate and 20 master's programs available at UIS, as well as a doctoral program in Public Administration. Since 1999, UIS has offered many of its degree programs and courses entirely online. In 2007, the university received the Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning from the Sloan Consortium. In 2008, UIS received the Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education as well as The Society for New Communications Research's Award for Excellence in Online Reputation Management. Three of UIS's professors--Emeritus Ray Schroeder, Burks Oakley, and Karen Swan--have received the Sloan Consortium's award for Most Outstanding Achievement by an Individual in Online Learning. Additionally, the Guide to Online Schools' Online College Rankings ranks UIS 11th on its list of the best online universities in the United States.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (217) 206-6600
Address: One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 3,100+ undergrad, 2,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 5,979
Out-of-State Tuition $ 13,314
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Management Information Systems
Communication and Journalism
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Public Health
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
International Global Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Counseling Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Sociology and Anthropology
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