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College Deliberately: Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University is a medium-sized, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and citizenship located in the town of Macomb, IL. It is known for Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, General Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities.

Western Illinois University

place 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: http://www.wiu.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Western Illinois University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1913-01-01 2021-08-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Western Illinois University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Western Illinois University empowers students, faculty, and staff to lead dynamic and diverse communities. We provide student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs characterized by innovative teaching, research, and service, grounded in interdisciplinary, regional and global perspectives. We engage our students in educational opportunities guided by a professional and diverse faculty and staff in collaboration with alumni and community partners.

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Application Fee: $30.00

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Student Centeredness

1.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Master’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Western Illinois University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 112
Soccer Men’s 36
Baseball Men’s 32

The complete list of sports at Western Illinois University is available for members.

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Tuition for Western Illinois University is in the 28.5 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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