School Overview

Western Illinois University is a Public, 4 years college located in Macomb, Illinois. Western Illinois ranked 37th in Illinois Colleges and 88th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 7,490 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Western Illinois's acceptance rate is 72.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Illinois University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Western Illinois University is 72.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.00%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $30 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate72.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30

Tuition & Fees

Western Illinois's 2022 tuition & fees is $13,104 for Illinois residents and $13,669 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,996 for Illinois residents and $12,182 for out-of-students.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,104$13,669
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,996$12,182
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,490 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,790 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western Illinois has 5,854 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,636 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,490
Undergraduate Students5,854
Graduate Students1,636
Online Enrollment1,790

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs128 Programs
Number of online programs24 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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