About University of Illinois at Springfield:
The University of Illinois Springfield emphasizes liberal arts and a broad engagement in public affairs issues. UIS has been consistently ranked among the top 15 regional public universities in the Midwest for over a decade. UIS is also among its Best Value Schools and provides a uniquely student-centered educational experience both in and out of the classroom through active learning, meaningful research and impactful civic engagement that prepares graduates to contribute fully to society. UIS is a diverse campus community that includes a mix of traditional freshmen, full/part-time adult, graduate, online & transfer students. Nearly 30% of students are of color & nearly 10% are international; welcoming students from 45 nations.
U.S. News and World Report (2020)
No. 1 public regional university in Illinois
No. 4 public regional university in the Midwest
No. 6 regional university in Illinois
Top 20% of performers on Social Mobility
Top 25% of regional universities in the Midwest