University of Illinois at Springfield
The University of Illinois Springfield attracts students who want to earn a University of Illinois degree in a supportive environment where faculty members truly know their students, serving as advisors, mentors, and friends as well as teachers. The UIS curriculum cuts across disciplines and emphasizes civic engagement.
Just as varied is UIS range of academic and professional programs, 31 bachelor?s degrees, 20 master?s degrees, and one doctoral program in public administration. Students can choose a traditional discipline such as history, psychology, or biology, a career-oriented major such as business administration or management information systems, or an inter-disciplinary program such as environmental studies or communication.
Involvement in campus organizations is an important part of student to complete educational experience at UIS. Student organizations offer social, service, and professional opportunities for their members within the university and community. Membership can broaden acquaintances, develop leadership ability, build decision-making and problem-solving skills, and complement classroom instruction.
UIS is located in Springfield, the capital city of Illinois and the hometown and final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, whose legacy is still strong in the community. It?s spacious, wooded campus is just minutes from downtown, and near the shoreline of Lake Springfield. UIS joined the University of Illinois System in 1995, and the campus will mark its 50th anniversary in 2020.
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