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Western Illinois University Campus, Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University

Acceptance Rate 59 %
SAT Average 1,020
Tuition & Fees $13,256
($12,664)
Student Population 8,502
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,617

Western Illinois University Academic Overview

Western Illinois University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Macomb, Illinois. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 8,502 students are enrolled into Western Illinois University. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 59% and the graduation rate is 46% last year.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Western Illinois University tuition and fees are $12,664 for Illinois residents and $13,256 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $11,458 for in-state students and $11,803 for out-of-state students.

Western Illinois University 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,664$13,256
Graduate$11,458$11,803
[Chart] Western Illinois University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Western Illinois University

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Western Illinois University. The acceptance rate of Western Illinois University is 59% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 46% and the transfer-out rate is 39%. Total 8,502 students are attending Western Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,617 and 81 students received grants of scholarship aid (1.20% of total undergraduate students). Total 8,502 students are attending Western Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

[Chart] Western Illinois University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Western Illinois University is 59 %.
Graduation Rate for Western Illinois University is 46 %
Transfer-out Rate for Western Illinois University is 39 %
Retention Rate for Western Illinois University is 65 %
Student Population for Western Illinois University is 8,502
Student to Faculty Rate for Western Illinois University is 13 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,617 at Western Illinois University.

Western Illinois University Directory Information

Offered Degrees

Western Illinois University offers 128 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Western Illinois University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree7413
Post Bachelor's Degree135
Master's Degree396
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Illinois University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at Western Illinois University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,400)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,750)

Veterans Benefits

Western Illinois University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Western Illinois University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Western Illinois University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits