Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

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Undergrad Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$13,314

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,091
Declined 2,512
Total Received 7,603
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Public

6,853

undergraduate students

2,019

graduate students

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1,050-acre campus in Macomb (population: 17,559), 70 miles from Peoria; branch campus in Moline. Bus and train serve campus; major airport serves Peoria. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL
61455

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,091
Declined 2,512
Total Received 7,603

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 309 298-2446
F: 309 298-2353
financial-aid@wiu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, bowling, canoeing/kayaking, cricket, disc golf, diving, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, football, handball, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, roller hockey, rugby, running, soccer, strength competition, scuba diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, dance, disc golf, diving, equestrian sports, fencing, fitness, in-line skating, karate, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, running, scuba diving, soccer, softball, strength competition, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, canoeing/kayaking, dance, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, handball, pickleball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Technology.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Learning Sciences.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Meteorology.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Psychology.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Law Enforcement/justice Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,872

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

6,853
students

Female
52%
3,581

Male
48%
3,272

23%

2,019
students

Female
60%
1,204

Male
40%
815

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

5,743
students

Female
53%
3,024

Male
47%
2,719

16%

1,110
students

Female
50%
557

Male
50%
553

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special orientation
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