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#1952 Overall Influence #1369 Desirability Rank

University of Illinois Springfield

Public university

From Wikipedia

The University of Illinois Springfield is a public university in Springfield, Illinois. The university was established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly and became a part of the University of Illinois system on July 1, 1995. As a public liberal arts college, and the newest campus in the University of Illinois system, UIS is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. UIS is also part of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the American Council on Education. The campus' main repository, Brookens Library, holds a collection of nearly 800,000 books and serials in addition to accessible resources at the University of Illinois Chicago and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campuses.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,634

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

55%

Median SAT Score

1107

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,592

Fees (in-state)

$2,408

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,900

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One University Plaza, Springfield IL 62703-5407

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

44 per 100K

Violent Crime

11 per 100K

What is University of Illinois Springfield known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#646 World Rank
Communications
#3230 World Rank
Education
#1665 World Rank
Political Science
#1833 World Rank
Law
#1302 World Rank
Psychology
#2412 World Rank
Literature
#2480 World Rank
Computer Science
#3813 World Rank
Medical
#2776 World Rank
History
#4764 World Rank
Biology
#2883 World Rank
Chemistry
#1249 World Rank
Social Work
#3304 World Rank
Philosophy
#1960 World Rank
Sociology
#4319 World Rank
Mathematics
#5219 World Rank
Economics
#3348 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#4217 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#2187 World Rank
Physics
#2432 World Rank
Business
#2637 World Rank
Nursing
#2989 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3244 World Rank
Engineering
#5072 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are University of Illinois Springfield's Most influential alumni?

University of Illinois Springfield 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Social Work, and Psychology

Nicholas Livas

American basketball player

Colleen Fallaw

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-0339-9809

Susan Sienko

Researcher

Chi Soo Kang

Researcher

Jermaine Love

American basketball player

Kyle Gupton

American professional basketball player

Linda Chapa LaVia

American politician

Wayne Rosenthal

Member of the Illinois House of Representatives

Brad A. Grueter

Anesthesiologist

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez

American politician

Karen Hasara

American politician

Geoffrey Obrzut