Western Illinois University

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Established in 1899, Western Illinois Normal and Training School opened its doors Sept. 23, 1902 to 229 students. Throughout the years, Western Illinois grew and its name changed from Western Illinois State College to Western Illinois University on July 5, 1957. Today, Western Illinois University offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degree programs, pre-professional programs, a doctorate degree in education, and certificate programs to more than 12,200 students. Western Illinois University's residential campus is located in Macomb, Illinois. Our non-residential, metropolitan campus is located in the Quad Cities/Moline, IL. From offering a bachelor's degree in forensic chemistry to housing one of the largest law enforcement programs of its kind in the nation to providing the first Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre program at an Illinois public institution, Western offers a number of standout programs unique to Western.

Overview

Costs

Undergraduate


In State

$12,889

Out of State

$17,291

Graduate


In State

$7,691

Out of State

$13,441

Textbooks


Average

$1,410

Student Population

Student Count


Undergraduate

9,645

Graduate

1,813

GI Bill Students

673

Male

49%

Female

51%

Affiliation
Religious

No Religious Affiliation

Ethnicity

No ethnic affiliation

Gender

Coed School

School Information
Duration

4 Year

Accreditation

REGIONAL

College Type

Public


Calendar

SEMESTERS

Setting

Town

Online Undergraduate Course

YES

Online Graduate Course

YES

Avg. Accepted Score
SAT Math

SAT Critical Reading

ACT

21

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Admission Info

Veterans Affairs Info

Military Offering

Majors Offered

Search Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate