Undergraduate admission to the University of Illinois at Springfield includes applicants to any bachelor's degree program. In addition, the campus offers alternative admissions, a senior learners program, and special admission for students not seeking a degree. Each of these admission options are discussed in detail below, along with other important admission requirements.
A first-time freshman applicant is a degree-seeking student who applies for admission
- while attending high school, regardless of the amount of AP, IB, or college credit earned, OR
- plans to attend a summer term (only) at a college immediately following high school graduation, OR
- graduated from high school and has not attended another post-secondary institution as a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
A transfer freshman applicant is a degree-seeking student who applied for admission and
- does not meet first-time freshman criteria, AND
- has attempted or earned less than 30 semester hours of transferable college credit by the desired term of entry.
A transfer applicant is a student who has
- attempted or earned 30 semester hours or more of transferable college credit by the desired term of entry.
A non-degree applicant is a student who
- desires to take classes at UIS but does not wish to earn a degree. Non-degree is a guest status and is typically not eligible for financial assistance.
Application forms can be submitted online at www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday/.
To request a paper application, please write to:
Office of Admissions
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, MS UHB 1080
Springfield, IL 62703-5407