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Western Illinois University


Overview

Student Population
10,373
 Location Macomb, Illinois
 Online wiu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Macomb, Illinois, Western Illinois University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,191 prospective students applied, and 6,059 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,527 enrolled in the school.  8,360 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,013 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,541 plus fees of $4,356. Western Illinois University is ranked 852 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Test Scores
ACT GPA
ACT18/23
GPA3.11
Applications Accepted
59.5%
Applications DueMay 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Cost to Attend

Illinois Resident Tuition
$8,541
In State Costs for Western Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,356
Room and Board $9,630
Budget for Other Expenses$2,108
Total One Year Cost$25,835
Out of State Tuition
$8,541
Out of State Costs for Western Illinois University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,356
Room and Board $9,630
Budget for Other Expenses$2,108
Total One Year Cost$25,835

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
53% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Illinois University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Education 8%
Communication 6%