Western Illinois University
Institutional Research and Planning

Freshmen Profile
Fall Term 2013

Distribution by Race and Sex

RaceMaleFemaleTotalPercent
White 480 402 882 55.5
Black 175 258 433 27.2
Hispanic 90 98 188 11.8
Asian 11 9 20 1.3
American Indian 2 3 5 0.3
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0.0
Foreign 5 5 10 0.6
2 or More 15 36 51 3.2
Unknown 35 28 63 4.0
Total 813 839 1,652  
Percent Minority* 49.2 50.8   43.9

*excludes unknown

Distribution by Residency

StateNumber
Illinois Residents 1,543
Out-of-State 99
Foreign Residents 10
Total New Freshmen 1,652
 Indiana Students  6
Iowa Students 51
Missouri Students 12
Wisconsin Students 17

High School Senior Class Rank

Class Rank-UpperNumberPercent*
10% 120 9.2
20% 277 21.3
25% 360 27.7
30% 436 33.6
40% 622 47.9
50% 793 61.1
60% 974 75.0
70% 1,137 87.6
75% 1,198 92.3
80% 1,234 95.1
90% 1,287 99.2
100% 1,298 100.0

*Excludes students with no high school rank

Top High Schools

RankNumber
Macomb High 28
Homewood 22
Rich Central High 16
Westinghouse 16
Rich East High 14
Bolingbrook 13
Moline Senior High 13
Canton Senior High 11
Oak Park River 11
Prospect High 11
Rock Island Senior High 11

High School Background

Illinois High School Graduates 1,510
Out-of-State High School 122
GED Equivalency or Unknown 3
Home School 3
Foreign Secondary 10
Military Service Credit 4
Total 1,652

Financial Aid

Total New Freshmen 1,652
Served by all financial programs 1,439
Received scholarships, grants,
fellowships, tuition waivers,
or traineeships
1,196
Received loans 1,265
Employed by institution 130
AVERAGE AID $13,640

NOTE: Students may receive aid from one or
more of the three categories listed.

 

 

 

 

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