Apply for Admission to Western Illinois University
To apply for admission to the University, please complete the appropriate application below. If you are unsure of which application to complete, please call the Admissions Office at (309)298-3157 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. applying for undergraduate admission.
If you are applying for graduate school or a second bachelor's degree.
If you are an international student and not a legal resident of the United States of America.
General Studies Degree
Western Illinois University offers a unique online Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BGS) degree designed to provide adult students with an opportunity to earn a regionally accredited undergraduate degree in a manner compatible with their educational needs and life styles. For more information, visit the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach website.
Not seeking a degree?
Undergraduate Non-Degree Application
Non-degree seeking students wishing to register for course work through the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach must complete this application prior to registering. If you have and/or are currently taking coursework or have been accepted by the University, complete the Request to Register for Courses (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Are you a former WIU student looking to re-apply?
Readmission Application (Undergraduate)
If you are a former WIU student who has not been enrolled for one or more spring or fall semesters.
Readmission Application (Graduate)
If you have previously applied to Graduate School as a degree or nondegree-seeking student and earned a grade (even if a W) but have not attended within the past year.
Readmission Application (General Studies Degree)
If you have earned prior credit from Western Illinois University and are seeking readmission to the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program. (This program was previously known as the Board of Trustees Degree.)