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Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL
University Website: www.wiu.edu
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Western Illinois University (WIU) is a public university located in Macomb, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. Like many similar institutions of the time, Western Illinois State Normal School focused on teacher training for its relatively small body of students. As the normal school grew, it became Western Illinois State Teachers College. Today, Western Illinois University is composed of two campuses that provide a wide range of academic programs. While the main campus is in Macomb, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is in Moline, Illinois.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $10,538.00 avg tuition

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Illinois University

Statistics:
Applied 9,731
Admitted 6,384 66%
Enrolled total 1,955
Full Time: 1,920
Part Time 35
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 71%
4-year graduation rate 35%
6-year graduation rate 59%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Illinois University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $7,026.00 $7,026.00 $10,538.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,811.00 $2,811.00 $2,811.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $255.00 $255.00 $382.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,559.00 $6,559.00 $13,117.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,540.00 $2,540.00 $2,540.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $281.00 $281.00 $562.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,460.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,041.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 77%
Percent receiving grant aid 52%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,712.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 67%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,061.00

Western Illinois University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Construction Management X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Radio and Television X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
EDUCATION
Bilingual and Multilingual Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Health Teacher Education X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Superintendency and Educational System Administration X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X
Industrial Technology/Technician X X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
Museology/Museum Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Chemistry, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Meteorology X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X

Western Illinois University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017
Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship Up to $9,000 February 28, 2017

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