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Western Illinois University

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Acceptance Rate 57 %
SAT Average 1,050
Tuition & Fees $13,314
($12,940)
Student Population 8,502
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,617

Academic Overview

Western Illinois University Campus, Macomb, IL
Western Illinois University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Macomb, Illinois. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $12,940 for Illinois residents and $13,314 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,502 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Illinois University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Illinois University are $12,940 for Illinois residents and $13,314 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,803 for in-state students and $11,996 for out-of-state students.
Western Illinois University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,940$13,314
Graduate$11,803$11,996
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Western Illinois. The acceptance rate of Western Illinois is 57% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 33%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,617 and 81% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,502 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Western Illinois University is 57 %.
Acceptance Rate
57%
Graduation Rate for Western Illinois University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
51%
Transfer-out Rate for Western Illinois University is 33 %
Transfer-out Rate
33%
Retention Rate for Western Illinois University is 65 %
Retention Rate
65%
Student Population for Western Illinois University is 8,502
Student Population
8,502
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Illinois University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,617 at Western Illinois University.
Financial Aid Amount
$8,617

Offered Degrees

Western Illinois offers 126 major programs through online and on-site education where 26 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree7214
Post Bachelor's Degree134
Master's Degree398
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
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
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