Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University

Macomb, Illinois


Graduation and Retention

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.

Graduation Rate

51%

Graduation Rate by Gender

53%

53% men

48%

48% women

Retention Rate

67%

Graduation by Ethnicity

The distribution of graduation rates by ethnic diversity at Western Illinois University comprises of the highest graduation rate of 70% for "Nonresident Alien" followed by 63% for "White, non-Hispanic", 47% for "Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander", 47% for "Asian", 45% for "Hispanic", 40% for "American Indian or Alaska Native", 39% for "Two or more races", 33% for "Black, non-Hispanic", 27% for "Race/ethnicity unknown" and 0% for "Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander".

Graduation Rate by Ethnicity

47%

47% Asian

45%

45% Hispanic

70%

70% Nonresident Alien

39%

39% Two or more races

33%

33% Black, non-Hispanic

63%

63% White, non-Hispanic

27%

27% Race/ethnicity unknown

40%

40% American Indian or Alaska Native

47%

47% Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Graduation by Year

Graduation rate of students varies by number of years taken to complete degree. 33% of the undergraduate students at Western Illinois University graduated in 4 years, 48% in 5 years and 51% in 6 years.

Graduation Rate by Year

YearsGraduation Rate
within 4 years33%
within 5 years48%
within 6 years51%