University of Illinois Springfield Graduate Schools

University of Illinois Springfield (referred to as UIS) is a Public, 4 years school located in Springfield, IL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The graduate school tuition & fees at University of Illinois Springfield is $11,111 for Illinois residents and $16,757 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,441 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,944 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Illinois Springfield (referred to as UIS) is a Public, 4 years school located in Springfield, IL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1975 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UIS Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Illinois Springfield (UIS)
AddressOne University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone217-206-6600
Webhttps://www.uis.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uis.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.uis.edu/financialaid
The graduate school tuition & fees at University of Illinois Springfield is $11,111 for Illinois residents and $16,757 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,441 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,944 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,757
$11,111 for Illinois Residents
Student Population1,441
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Illinois Springfield is $11,111 for Illinois residents and $16,757 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $369 for Illinois residents and $427 for out-of-state students.
University of Illinois Springfield offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of Illinois Springfield offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

The graduate school tuition & fees of University of Illinois Springfield is $11,111 for Illinois residents and $16,757 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -7.81% compared to previous academic year.
The school is active, but the current year tuition data is not available. The tuition & other costs are based on 2020-2021 data.
Graduate Tuition & fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,772$2,536$15,857$2,536
2018-2019$8,550$2,936$15,247$2,936
2019-2020$8,270$2,936$15,240$2,936
2020-2021$8,247$2,736$14,021$2,736
2021-2022$8,375$2,736$14,021$2,736
The graduate school tuition & fees of UIS is average compared to public graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $20,078 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Illinois Springfield$11,111$16,757
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,762$19,321
Public$11,929$18,541
Private$20,078
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $9,759 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Illinois Springfield. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Living Expenses
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,760$2,700
2018-2019$9,760$2,700
2019-2020$9,760$2,700
2020-2021$9,760$2,700
2021-2022$10,410$2,700
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $368 for Illinois residents and $447 for other students at University of Illinois Springfield. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -0.67% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$369$519
2018-2019$372$459
2019-2020$372$450
2020-2021$368$447
2021-2022$369$427

Graduate Programs at UIS

University of Illinois Springfield offers 33 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 476 students have completed their study at University of Illinois Springfield.
Offered Degrees at University of Illinois Springfield
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree220442
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship108
Post Bachelor's Degree9726
Post Master's Degree100
Total337476
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Illinois Springfield by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Administration program with 12 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Science program with 135 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Public Administration program with 8 completers.
University of Illinois Springfield offers 33 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 476 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 442 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 14 completers-
Environmental Studies1-
Environmental Science13-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication3-
Journalism4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 174 completers-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst48$73,200
Computer Science126$77,600
Education [+] 25 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7$48,800
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision18-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science12-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Counseling Psychology23-
Human Services [+] 48 completers-
Public Administration48$45,900
Social Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Political Science and Government27-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Public Health13$48,300
Environmental Health7-
Business [+] 58 completers-
Business Administration and Management33$61,300
Accounting25$54,300
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total442
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Public Administration8-
Total8
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
Public Administration11-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1-
Public Health6-
Public Health (other)2-
Total26
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UIS

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,441 students enrolled into University of Illinois Springfield graduate schools where it has total 3,944 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 478 full-time and 963 part-time graduate students. By gender, 705 male and 736 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,441705736
Full-time478211267
Part-tme963494469
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 863 White (59.89%), 164 Black/African American (11.38%), 76 Hispanic (5.27%), 83 Asian (5.76%), and 255 students with other races. 203 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,441705736
American Indian/Native American000
Asian835231
Black/African American1646995
Hispanic763937
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White863391472
Two More341816
Un-Known17134
Non-resident Alien20312380
University of Illinois Springfield offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,056 graduate students (73.28% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 230 graduate students (15.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,441
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,056
Enrolled Some Online Courses230
Not in Online Courses155
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Illinois Springfield. 304 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.10% of total students), 129 students are aged above 50 (8.95%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Illinois Springfield.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,441705736
Age 20-211037
Age 22-24294134160
Age 25-29350161189
Age 30-34234124110
Age 35-3918910881
Age 40-49235115120
Age 50-641175463
Over 641266

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