Western Illinois University Campus, Macomb, IL

Applying to Western Illinois University

Acceptance Rate 59.00%
Yield 17.00%
SAT Average 1,020
ACT Average 61
Applicants 9,151

Applying To Western Illinois University

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 59% at Western Illinois University where total 9,151 students applied and 5,399 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Western Illinois University.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30
Admission Informationwww.wiu.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwiu.edu/admissions/apply_now/

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 9,151 students (3,878 men and 5,273 women) applied to Western Illinois University and 5,399 (2,210 men and 3,164 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 442 men and 506 women were enrolled into Western Illinois University. Following table shows the Western Illinois University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 59.00% and yield is 17.00%.

Admission Statistics at Western Illinois University
Acceptance Rate 59.00% 56.99% 60.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 17.00% 20.00% 15.99%
[Chart] Western Illinois University Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

717 applicants (77% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 422 applicants (45%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,110 and 25th percentile score is 930. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 70 and 25th percentile score is 52. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Western Illinois University.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Western Illinois University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470560
SAT Math460550
ACT Composite1823
ACT Math1724
ACT English1723
[Chart] SAT Scores at Western Illinois University
[Chart] ACT Scores at Western Illinois University

Admission Requirements

Western Illinois University requires 4 articles and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Western Illinois University

Application Requirements for Western Illinois University
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Western Illinois University is Semester. Western Illinois University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences. Next table describes credits that Western Illinois University accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits