Western Illinois University

1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
Western Illinois University is a public education institution located in Macomb, Illinois.

Programs offered at Western Illinois University include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 44 subject areas and 103 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This institution offers study abroad and distance learning programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience and on-campus day care is available.


General Information

Main Phone: (309) 295 -1414 Website: www.wiu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 786
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 10,532
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 2,042
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 66%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 30


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 9,731
Accepted 6,384
Acceptance Rate 66%
Enrolled 1,955

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 91% Full-time 9% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 43% Full-time 57% Part-time
Student Gender 50% Men 50% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

72% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
12% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
6% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 8% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 64% $ 7,163
Local Grant 37% $4,264
Institutional Grant 45% $ 2,241
Student Loans 67% $ 7,061

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African-american Black Studies - - 1 - -
Women's Studies - - 3 - -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agriculture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture - - 92 - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 17 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 27 12 -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 112 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 21 36 -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 9 - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 17 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 27 12 -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 112 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production - - 41 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 21 36 -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 9 - -

Education

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - 11 22 -

Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education - - - 20 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Teacher Education - - - 19 -
Reading Teacher Education - - - 44 -
Health Teacher Education - - 6 44 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Superintendency and Educational System Administration - - - 16 -
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 16 7
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 44 7

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 145 31 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Superintendency and Educational System Administration - - - 16 -
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 16 7
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 44 7

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 32 10 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 145 31 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Teacher Education - - - 19 -
Reading Teacher Education - - - 44 -
Health Teacher Education - - 6 44 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - 11 22 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
College Student Counseling - - - 22 -
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 36 -

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bilingual and Multilingual Education - - 4 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 32 10 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 2 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 11 - -
French Language and Literature - - 1 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 0 - -
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician - - 0 - -
Industrial Technology Technician - - 0 0 -
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician - - 0 9 -

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology - - 24 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 36 14 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 74 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 36 14 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - - 271 - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 271 8 -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities - - 12 8 -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 17 8 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 26 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 17 5 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 26 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 17 5 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 23 - -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 23 20 -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 23 26 -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 43 26 -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 70 23 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Museology Museum Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Museology Museum Studies - - - 17 -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - - 0 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 3 - -

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 5 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 23 - -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 23 20 -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 23 26 -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 43 26 -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 70 23 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 327 21 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services - - 22 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 19 -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Meteorology - - 15 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 7 8 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 61 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 19 -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Meteorology - - 15 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 7 8 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 6 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 95 12 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 327 21 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services - - 22 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 6 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 95 12 -

Social Sciences

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 3 5 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 37 16 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 3 5 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 3 15 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 2 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 32 10 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 3 15 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 32 10 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 18 17 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 2 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 10 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 13 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 18 17 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 2 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 10 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 13 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 13 - -

Construction Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Management - - 80 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 49 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 68 18 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 28 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 81 48 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 16 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 41 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 68 18 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 15 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 48 11 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 13 - -

Construction Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Management - - 80 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 49 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 68 18 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 28 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 81 48 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 16 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 41 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 68 18 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 15 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 48 11 -

Sports & Athletics

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Basketball
Baseball
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