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Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University

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Western Illinois University is a large (under 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region a short distance from a small town. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Western Illinois University include: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration with 347 Bachelors awards; General Studies with 248 Bachelors awards; Elementary Education and Teaching with 130 Bachelors awards; AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES with 98 Bachelors awards; Agriculture, General with 98 Bachelors awards;. Western Illinois University is located at 1 University Circle in Macomb, IL 61455.

Western Illinois University Facts

Western Illinois University is located at 1 University Circle in Macomb, IL 61455

Total Applicants: 10,326
Percent Admitted: 63%
Dorm Capacity: 4,400
Graduation Rate: 53%
Retention Rate: 71%
Transfer out Rate: 34%
Undergrads Under 18: 1%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 86%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 13%

Western Illinois University telephone number: (309) 295-1414

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

Western Illinois University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $11,182
Total Cost In State: $24,375
Total Cost Out of State: $28,381

Admissions stats for Western Illinois University

Your chances are looking very good to get accepted to Western Illinois University. Why? Because they have a 63% acceptance rate.

Student Demographics at Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University Demographics
Totals: 3,059
     Males: 1,567 (51% of total)
     Females: 1,492 (49% of total)
Asians: 26
     Asian Males: 12 (0% of total)
     Asian Females: 14 (0% of total)
Blacks: 170
     Black Males: 81 (3% of total)
     Black Females: 89 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 140
     Hispanic Males: 77 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 63 (2% of total)
Native Americans: 3
     Native American Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 2 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 4
     Hawaiian Males: 4 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 34
     Mixed Race Males: 14 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 20 (1% of total)
Whites: 2,403
     White Males: 1,216 (40% of total)
     White Females: 1,187 (39% of total)
Foreign Students: 136
     Foreign Males: 79 (3% of total)
     Foreign Females: 57 (2% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Western Illinois University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
(347 Bachelors degrees)
General Studies
(248 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(130 Bachelors degrees)
(98 Bachelors degrees)
Agriculture, General
(98 Bachelors degrees)
Agriculture, General
(98 Bachelors degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(92 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(86 Bachelors degrees)
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
(85 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(80 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(78 Bachelors degrees)
Construction Management
(67 Bachelors degrees)
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
(65 Bachelors degrees)
(59 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(55 Bachelors degrees)
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
(48 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(45 Masters degrees)
History, General
(44 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(41 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(40 Bachelors degrees)
Music Performance, General
(40 Bachelors degrees)
Reading Teacher Education
(39 Masters degrees)
Computer and Information Sciences, General
(39 Masters degrees)
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
(37 Bachelors degrees)
(36 Bachelors degrees)
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
(33 Masters degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(33 Masters degrees)
Radio and Television
(33 Bachelors degrees)
Western Illinois University Weather
Western Illinois University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 51.20 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 38.06 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 68.00 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 19.55 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 32.91 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 81.38 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 17.33 (mph)
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What's the best feature of Western Illinois University?
 Strict Honor Code
 Social Drinking Campus
 Post Graduation Living
 Manageable Workloads
 Cafeteria Variety
 Campus Transit
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