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University of Illinois at Springfield

College of Public Affairs and Administration

Springfield, IL

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University of Illinois at Springfield

Overview

University of Illinois at Springfield / College of Public Affairs and Administration is located in Springfield, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 131
Other Advanced Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

362
Applied
175
Accepted
139
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.25; master's degree; professional writing sample; 3 letters of reference; interview; evidence of significant work experience in public affairs field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

513
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.48%
Black or African American 15.59%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.14%
Unknown 1.36%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 9
Male (22)
Female (24)

Location & Contact

Address One University Plaza
Springfield, IL  62703-5407
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Smith
Dean
Email: cpaa@uis.edu
Phone: 217-206-6523
Fax: 217-206-7807