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Address1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
Phone309-295-1414
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Western Illinois University Campus, Macomb, IL
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Western Illinois University are $13,104 for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $11,996 for in-state students and $12,182 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $14,261 for Illinois residents and $14,261 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $12,697 for Illinois residents and $12,697 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,104$13,669
Graduate$11,996$12,182
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,261$14,261
Graduate$12,697$12,697
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the Western Illinois directly. See the Western Illinois bursar/financial aid page for more information.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Western Illinois University is 72% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 985.
The average graduation rate is 46%. Total 7,490 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $47,500. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Engineering Technology program shows the highest salary with $55,700 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Western Illinois Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »72% Acceptance Rate / 18% Yield
Test Scores »985 SAT / 21 ACT
Graduation Rate »46%
Transfer-out Rate35%
Retention Rate77%(full-time), 55% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.69% (13 to 1)
Student Population »7,490 (5,854 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,636
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$47,500
Average Salary by Field of Study$23,700 - $55,700

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western Illinois University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Western Illinois
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Western Illinois provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Western Illinois
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Western Illinois. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 4,400. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,750.
Western Illinois Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity4,400



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