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University of Illinois at Springfield Admissions

If you want to apply to University of Illinois at Springfield, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to University of Illinois at Springfield?

University of Illinois at Springfield does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into University of Illinois at Springfield

Getting into University of Illinois at Springfield is moderately difficult. University of Illinois at Springfield evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, University of Illinois at Springfield **accepted 77% of students, around 2,810 of the 3,634 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Illinois at Springfield, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

What's Most Important to Get In to University of Illinois at Springfield?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Illinois at Springfield

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

University of Illinois at Springfield 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to University of Illinois at Springfield must submit the following items. Double check with University of Illinois at Springfield's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Illinois at Springfield?

Out of all students that were admitted, 78% submitted a class rank. At University of Illinois at Springfield 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Illinois at Springfield, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 78%

University of Illinois at Springfield has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 82% of University of Illinois at Springfield's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 38% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be competitive with other University of Illinois at Springfield applicants, you should strive to earn between 985 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Illinois at Springfield 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 985, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Illinois at Springfield students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Illinois at Springfield students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

To be most competitive at University of Illinois at Springfield, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Illinois at Springfield's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Illinois at Springfield students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Transferring to University of Illinois at SpringfieldTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Illinois at Springfield during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

University of Illinois at Springfield Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Illinois at Springfield?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Illinois at Springfield.

Does University of Illinois at Springfield accept transfer credits?

University of Illinois at Springfield accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Illinois at Springfield accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does University of Illinois at Springfield accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

University of Illinois at Springfield accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Illinois at Springfield?

No, University of Illinois at Springfield is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..

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University of Illinois at Springfield Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

77%

How hard is it to get into University of Illinois at Springfield? University of Illinois at Springfield is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Illinois at Springfield acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.

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University of Illinois at Springfield Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Illinois at Springfield is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Illinois at Springfield is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Illinois at Springfield ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

19 to 27

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Illinois at Springfield is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Illinois at Springfield. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Illinois at Springfield SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

985 - 1200

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Math SAT Range

490 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 600

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University of Illinois at Springfield GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,146

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,910

Out-of-State

$21,526

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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