University of Illinois at Springfield Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UIS. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UIS.

What are your chances at UIS?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UIS or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UIS, 21.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Illinois at Springfield, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UIS?

    UIS requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Not Required
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, UIS also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UIS requires a minimum of 30 credits.

    What are University of Illinois at Springfield’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UIS transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Illinois at Springfield transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UIS on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline May 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Illinois at Springfield’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UIS received 1348 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 829 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UIS is 61.5%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UIS. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UIS?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    Additionally, of the 829 accepted transfer students, 483 students enrolled - that means the yield was 58.26%.

    UIS accepts 62 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UIS

    UIS costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for UIS students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the University of Illinois at Springfield transfer GPA requirements?

    UIS requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UIS requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for UIS

    UIS has noted the additional policies: Students who graduate with an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree from an Illinois community college will be considered a junior and have all general education requirements met..

    Will you enjoy transferring to UIS?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UIS. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Springfield...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UIS is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UIS then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UIS

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UIS website for more info.
    UIS accepts 61.5% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UIS, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.59 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.73. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UIS students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 463 548 505
    SAT Reading 423 598 510
    2018 Total SAT Score 886 1146 1016
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 27 23
    ACT Reading 20 28 24
    2018 Total ACT Score 39 55 47

    University of Illinois at Springfield’s average SAT score is 1016. To be a competitive applicant for University of Illinois at Springfield your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UIS?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UIS or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to UIS, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Transfering to Augustana College
    Transfering to Aurora University
    Transfering to Blackburn College
    Transfering to Concordia University-Chicago