Graduate Programs Overview

Western Illinois University is a four-years, public school located in Macomb, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,996 for Illinois residents and $12,182 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-nine graduate programs: 42 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 14 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 593 students have been conferred Master's degree and 12 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern Illinois University
Typefour-years, public
Address1 University Circle, Macomb, IL
Graduate School Students1,636 students
665 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,996
Out-of-State$12,182
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 59 Graduate Programs
42 Master's, 14 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Western Illinois University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $11,996 and $12,182 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $347.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition-$1$8,319
Fees$0$3,863
Cost per Credit$0$347
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$10,192 (On-Campus) / $10,192 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,339 (On-Campus) / $4,079 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$13,730$25,913
Off-Campus Total$15,470$27,653
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$11,458$11,604$11,803$11,996-$1
Out-of-State$11,458$11,604$11,803$11,996$12,182

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Western Illinois University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 59 major areas - 41 Master's (8 online programs), 2 Doctorate , 13 Post-Bachelor'(6 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total5931237-
Men265618-
Women328619-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,490 students enrolled in Western Illinois University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,636 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 633 male and 1,003 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 704 full-time and 932 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 665 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 500 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,636
Men Students633
Women Students1,003
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,636
Full-time Students704
Part-time Students932
By race/ethnicity 1,126 White, 127 Black, and 20 Asian students are attending at Western Illinois University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,636
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian20
Black127
Hispanic91
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White1,126
Two or more races27
Un-Known49
39 students are younger than 22 and 345 students are older than 65. The school has 862 students aged between 22 and 30 and 390 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,636
21 & Under39
22-24433
25-29429
30-34235
35-39155
40 & Over345
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Western Illinois University, 665 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 500 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,636
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses665
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses500
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses471
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses665
Illinois Resident477
Other State In U.S.126
Outside of U.S.62



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