Western Illinois University

Macomb, Illinois

Overview

Address1 University Circle
School Websitewww.wiu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Western Illinois University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Macomb, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,151 students applied to Western Illinois University. Of those students, 5,379 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Western Illinois University was $8,541, in addition to fees of $4,410. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Western Illinois University.

Western Illinois University has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Western Illinois University acceptance rate is 59%. To put this into perspective, 5,379 of the 9,151 students who applied to Western Illinois University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Western Illinois University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Western Illinois University had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,110. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Western Illinois University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Western Illinois University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Western Illinois University, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,541. Combined with fees of $4,410, room and board costs of $9,630, other expenses of $2,216 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $12,951 in tuition.

Students at Western Illinois University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Western Illinois University was $4,792 last year. with 62% of students were awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Western Illinois University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Western Illinois University.

Western Illinois University has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 90% of all students reside in undefined. However, 9% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Western Illinois University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Western Illinois University to thrive in your studies.

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