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UIS is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois, with an annual enrollment of approximately 5,000 students, a little more than 3,000 of whom are undergraduates. UIS offers 23 bachelor’s degree programs and 31 minors. Average class size is 15.  UIS is located on the southeast side of Springfield, Illinois. Springfield, the state capital, is approximately 200 miles southwest of Chicago and 100 miles northeast of St. Louis. UIS celebrates its diversity with a campus comprised of students and faculty of various ages, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and life experiences. For more information, see