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If you are seeking an outstanding academic experience, Western offers undergraduate and graduate students a variety of programs, including signature academic programs (noted for their size, unique area of concentration, or accessibility). Our programs will give you an edge in the workforce after graduation.

We invite you to explore what Western has to offer, visit our campus, and apply for admission. We look forward to having you join the ranks of the Western Illinois University Leathernecks!

Degrees and Programs

Western offers 65 baccalaureate degrees, 19 post-baccalaureate certificates, 37 master's degrees, 2 undergraduate certificates, 8 pre-professional programs, and 2 doctoral degrees.

Academic Units

The University's 4 colleges, 41 academic departments and schools, and 612 faculty members provide excellent instruction - and prepare students and graduates to lead in the global community.