Center for International Studies

Welcome to Western Illinois University...Your connection to the world!



Western Illinois University (WIU) offers many exciting programs and opportunities for international students, no matter where they call home. Located in the heart of the Midwest United States, WIU is nestled in a peaceful friendly community. Students experience genuine American culture as they study and make new friends from around the world. Whether students want to attend school in the United States for a Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree, or intensive English Language instruction, Western Illinois University has accredited academic programs, cultural opportunities, and the student support needed to help them be successful in reaching their education goals.

International Partner

If you are an international student in East Asia and are interested in learning more about studying at Western Illinois University or the Bachelors of Arts in General Studies, we invite you to contact our international partner, Immersive Education Academy. 

Advisors will provide you with further information about Western Illinois University degree programs and help you with any application and enrollment questions you may have.

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Immersive Education Academy


Contact Us

All requests regarding International Admissions must be directed to:

Phone: (309) 298-2426

Arabic Language Students. Spanish Language Students. Chinese Language Students. Turkish.

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