Western Illinois University is a public, four or more years institution located in Macomb, Illinois. The campus is situated in a remote town area and is home to 5,958 undergraduate students.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
Western Illinois University has an acceptance rate of 57%. The acceptance rate of 57% implies that for every 100 students that applied 57 students got accepted. 7,302 students appied to Western Illinois University. 57% of the students that applied got accepted, and 22% that that got accepted enrolled.
Number of Applicants
The SAT composite score at Western Illinois University ranged from 950 to 1150. The ACT composite score at Western Illinois University ranged from 18 to 25.
|SAT Composite||950 - 1150|
|ACT Composite||18 - 25|
The cost for undergraduate students to attend Western Illinois University for an academic year can be broken down into $8,883 for tuition, $4,373 for fees, $1,200 for books and supplies, $9,800 for room and board and $2,292 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
Tuition and Fees
|Books and supplies||$1,200|
|Room and board||$9,800|
The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Western Illinois University is 51%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 53% compared to 48% for female undergraduate students.
The retention rate for undergraduate students at Western Illinois University is 67%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.
The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Western Illinois University is $47,500 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $28,400 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $61,600.
Mean Earnings After 10 Years
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Western Illinois University is 93% compared to 7% of former students 10 years after entry not working.
The largest programs/majors at Western Illinois University include "Criminal Justice and Corrections" with 341 graduates followed by "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 174 graduates, "Agriculture, General" with 109 graduates, "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 83 graduates and "Psychology, General" with 73 graduates.
|Criminal Justice and Corrections||341|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||174|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations||83|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors