University of Illinois Springfield - Main Campus

Springfield, IL4 years

School Type: Public

Online + Campus

Religious Affiliation: None

Accredited: Yes


UIS offers a robust and flexible online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program, fostering a dynamic blend of theoretical studies and practical politics through internships and connections with government officials in the Illinois State Capital. This program's focus on both American and international politics provides comprehensive preparation for a wide range of political careers.

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University of Illinois Springfield Quick Facts

Admission Rate

79.49% of applicants were admitted in the last academic year, indicating a moderately selective admissions process.


Graduation Rate

53.41% of students graduated within the expected timeframe, reflecting strong student engagement and support.


In-state Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $11,911 per academic year.


Out-of-State Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $21,526 per academic year.


School Size

Our school has a total enrollment of 2,441 students, providing a vibrant and diverse community.


Average Earnings

Graduates report an average earning of $49,900in their first year after graduation.


Admissions Overview

Admission Rate Overall79.49%
ACT Scores Midpoint Math22
SAT Scores Average OverallNot Provided
SAT Scores Midpoint Math545
ACT Scores Midpoint English23
ACT Scores Midpoint Writing7
SAT Scores Midpoint Writing514
ACT Scores Midpoint Cumulative24
SAT Scores Midpoint Critical Reading575

University of Illinois Springfield Financial Aid & Loans

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University of Illinois Springfield Student Demographics & Diversity

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Student Size: 2,441+


University of Illinois Springfield Graduate Earnings

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