Admissions Information

The application fee is $30 for applying undergraduate school and $30 for graduate school at Western Illinois University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30
Admission Informationwww.wiu.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwiu.edu/admissions/apply_now/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 56.66% and the yield is 21.63%. 2,835 men and 4,467 women applied to Western Illinois University and 1,624 men and 2,513 women students were accepted. Among them, 400 men and 495 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,3022,8354,467
Admitted4,1371,6242,513
Enrolled895400495
Acceptance Rate 56.66%57.28%56.26%
Yield 21.63%24.63%19.70%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 709 students (79% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 372 students (42%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 580 and the 25th percentile is 480. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 470 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480580
SAT Math470570
ACT Composite1825
ACT Math1725
ACT English1725
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Western Illinois University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Western Illinois University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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