Western Illinois University is a public, state institution in the town of Macomb, Illinois. Western Illinois University was founded in 1899. The college enrolls around 7,455 students per year, including 5,394 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into Western Illinois University. In 2022, Western Illinois University accepted 72% of applicants. In 2022, 5,187 out of 7,156 total applicants were accepted.
|Western Illinois University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||72%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
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Western Illinois University is locatedin Macomb, Illinois, in the city of Quad Cities; Peoria ; Springfield.
If you want to see Western Illinois University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 67, U.S. Highway 136 to Macomb, or book a flight to the nearest airport, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Western Illinois University and Macomb are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Illinois University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Illinois University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Western Illinois University is like? There are approximately 7,455 students enrolled at Western Illinois University, including 5,394 undergraduate students and 2,061 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from IL and 13% percent of students are from other states.
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