University of Illinois at Springfield

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,592
0.756% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,628
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.98%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
77.3%
3,634 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,146
55.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
55.1%
166 Graduates

About

University of Illinois at Springfield is a higher education institution located in Sangamon County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Illinois at Springfield were General Business Administration & Management (122 degrees awarded), Computer Science (93 degrees), and General Psychology (61 degrees).

In 2020, 1,187 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Illinois at Springfield. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (707 degrees), 5.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $9,592, which is $−12,938 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $9,592, which is $−12,938 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,628.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,592
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield was $9,592. The cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $−12,938 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$11,628
2020 Value
0.815%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Illinois at Springfield had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,628. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Illinois at Springfield grew by 0.815%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,760
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Illinois at Springfield was of $9,760 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Illinois at Springfield received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.62% with respect to 2019, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.98%
2018 Default Rate
42
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Illinois at Springfield was 3.98%, which represents 42 out of the 1055 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Illinois at Springfield received 3,634 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 71.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,634 applicants, 2,810 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.3% acceptance rate.

There were 4,146 students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield in 2020, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Illinois at Springfield has an overall enrollment yield of 10.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,810
Accepted Out of 3,634

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Springfield was 77.3% (2,810 admissions from 3,634 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 71.7%, while admissions grew by 72.8%.

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SAT Scores

82%
Submission Percentage
245
Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at University of Illinois at Springfield in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Illinois at Springfield has a total enrollment of 4,146 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield is 2,310 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,836. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Springfield, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.6% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 8.95% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Asian, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0724% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.3%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Black or African American Female (9.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.1%), followed by White Male (23%) and Black or African American Female (6.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,146 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield is 2,310 and the part-time enrollment is 1,836. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Illinois at Springfield was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Illinois at Springfield had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,597
  2. Black or African American
    535
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    371

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Springfield is 62.6% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 8.95% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Asian, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0724% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 52 students (1.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 19 more women than men received degrees from University of Illinois at Springfield. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Illinois at Springfield is white (707 degrees awarded). There were 5.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Illinois at Springfield is General Business Administration & Management (122 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (93 degrees) and General Psychology (61 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Illinois at Springfield, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (134 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (304 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (32 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Software developers (530,588 people), Other managers (229,450 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (180,614 people), Social workers, all other (167,506 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (162,917 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Public Administration and Social Service (134 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (304 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (32 degrees), History (25 degrees), and English (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Public Administration and Social Service (134 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (304 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (32 degrees), History (25 degrees), and English (27 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Computer Systems Design (602,895 people), Elementary & secondary schools (455,495 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (318,522 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (156,240 people), and Legal services (148,926 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Public Administration and Social Service (134 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (304 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (32 degrees), History (25 degrees), and English (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Illinois at Springfield.
Most Common
  1. 122 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 93 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 61 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Illinois at Springfield was General Business Administration & Management with 122 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

584
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
603
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 584 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Springfield, which is 0.968 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (603).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 171 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Springfield in Computer Science, which is 3 times more than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded to women at University of Illinois at Springfield in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.826 times less than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 35% of students graduating from University of Illinois at Springfield completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (73.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Illinois at Springfield is Male and Hispanic or Latino (73.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    707 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Illinois at Springfield is white (707 degrees awarded). There were 5.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (126 degrees).

0.927% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    354 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    353 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Illinois at Springfield is white female (354 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (353 degrees).

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Operations

University of Illinois at Springfield has an endowment valued at nearly $18M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $566k (3.15%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Illinois at Springfield had a total salary expenditure of $116M. University of Illinois at Springfield employs 84 Associate professors, 64 Assistant professors, and 28 Instructors. Most academics at University of Illinois at Springfield are Male Associate professors (44), Female Associate professors(40), and Male Assistant professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield are: Office and Administrative Support, with 120 employees, Management, with 113 employees, and Service with 72 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18M
2020 Endowment
3.55%
decline from 2019

University of Illinois at Springfield has an endowment valued at about $18M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Illinois at Springfield declined 3.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.4M - Federal
  2. $7.31M - State
  3. $27.8k - Local

As of 2020, University of Illinois at Springfield received $1.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.31M from state grants and contracts, and $27.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.5M
2020 Salaries
1.58%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Illinois at Springfield paid a median of $49.5M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($116M) and a 1.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.61% growth from 2018 and a 1.55% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.1M
Instructional Salaries
202
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Illinois at Springfield paid a total of $15.1M to 202 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
84 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
120 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield were Associate professor with 84 employees; Assistant professor with 64 employees; and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield were Office and Administrative Support with 120 employees; Management with 113 employees; and Service with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield was Male Associate professor with 44 employees, Female Associate professor with 40 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Illinois at Springfield.

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