University of Illinois at Springfield

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,520
0.042% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,534
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.53%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.8%
2,117 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,275
55.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
51.3%
138 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 (111 degrees awarded), Computer Science (83 degrees), and General Psychology (65 degrees).

In 2019, 1,303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Illinois at Springfield. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (801 degrees), 5.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (141 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $9,520, which is $−12,506 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $9,520, which is $−12,506 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,534.

In 2019, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,520
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield was $9,520. The cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Springfield is $−12,506 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$11,534
2019 Value
7.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Illinois at Springfield had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,534. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Illinois at Springfield grew by 7.46%.

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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 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of Illinois at Springfield received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.52% with respect to 2018, when 66% 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.
5.53%
2017 Default Rate
57
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Illinois at Springfield was 5.53%, which represents 57 out of the 1031 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 2,117 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10.8% annual decline. Out of those 2,117 applicants, 1,626 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,275 students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield in 2019, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Illinois at Springfield has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,626
Accepted Out of 2,117

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Springfield was 76.8% (1,626 admissions from 2,117 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 52.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −10.8%, while admissions grew by 29.7%.

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage
274
Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at University of Illinois at Springfield in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Illinois at Springfield has a total enrollment of 4,275 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield is 2,369 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,906. This means that 55.4% 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 61.1% White, 13% Black or African American, 8.14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.61% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.2%), followed by White Male (27.3%) and Black or African American Female (9.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.8%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (6.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,275 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Springfield is 2,369 and the part-time enrollment is 1,906. This means that 55.4% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), University of Illinois at Springfield had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,611
  2. Black or African American
    557
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    348

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Springfield is 61.1% White, 13% Black or African American, 8.14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.61% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 47 students (1.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 7 fewer 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 (801 degrees awarded). There were 5.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (141 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Illinois at Springfield is General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (83 degrees) and General Psychology (65 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (374 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (35 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 (537,204 people), Other managers (283,349 people), Social workers, all other (170,660 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (152,813 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (141,805 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (374 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (35 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Communications (67 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (374 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (35 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Communications (67 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 (644,839 people), Elementary & secondary schools (403,694 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (297,505 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (167,969 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (157,811 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Springfield are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (374 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (35 degrees), History (33 degrees), and Communications (67 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. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 83 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 65 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Illinois at Springfield was General Business Administration & Management with 111 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

655
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
648
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 655 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Springfield, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (648).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 217 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Springfield in Computer Science, which is 3.95 times more than the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 64 degrees were awarded to women at University of Illinois at Springfield in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 36% 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, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Illinois at Springfield is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    801 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    141 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Illinois at Springfield is white (801 degrees awarded). There were 5.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (141 degrees).

1.69% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    408 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    393 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Illinois at Springfield is white male (408 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (393 degrees).

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Operations

University of Illinois at Springfield has an endowment valued at nearly $18.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $491k (2.64%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Illinois at Springfield had a total salary expenditure of $118M. University of Illinois at Springfield employs 87 Associate professors, 62 Assistant professors, and 30 Instructors. Most academics at University of Illinois at Springfield are Male Associate professors (44), Female Associate professors(43), 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 114 employees, Management, with 100 employees, and Service with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.6M
2019 Endowment
3.12%
growth from 2018

University of Illinois at Springfield has an endowment valued at about $18.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Illinois at Springfield grew 3.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.9M 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. $1.36M - Federal
  2. $5.26M - State
  3. $17.4k - Local

As of 2019, University of Illinois at Springfield received $1.36M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.26M from state grants and contracts, and $17.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.7M
2019 Salaries
2.61%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Illinois at Springfield paid a median of $48.7M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($118M) and a 2.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.55% decline from 2017 and a 0.293% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.7M
Instructional Salaries
201
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Illinois at Springfield paid a total of $14.7M to 201 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
87 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
114 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield were Associate professor with 87 employees; Assistant professor with 62 employees; and Assistant professor with 30 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield were Office and Administrative Support with 114 employees; Management with 100 employees; and Service with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Springfield was Male Associate professor with 44 employees, Female Associate professor with 43 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 32 employees.

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

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