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Discover Western

September 17, 2018

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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL -- Discover your future Western Illinois University by attending a Discover Western open house, which provides prospective students the opportunity to tour campus, meet with academic and student services staff, talk to current WIU students and more. Students who apply on-site for admission will have the $30 application fee waived.

Reservations may be made by visiting

Macomb Campus Discover Western Open Houses:

Monday, Oct. 8
Saturday, Oct. 20
Monday, Nov. 12
Monday, Feb. 18
Saturday, April 13

Quad Cities Campus Discover Western Open Houses:

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Saturday, Feb. 9

In addition to the application fee waiver at the Discover Western programs, the $30 fee will also be waived for local students, as well as those prospective students who visit campus to meet with an admissions counselor, take a general campus tour and other admissions-related programs. Prospective students must apply on-site for the waiver.

For those high school students who are interested in getting a jump start on their college career, an automatic scholarship covering two-thirds of tuition costs, is offered to high school seniors who choose to attend WIU classes prior to high school graduation. The application fee is also waived for students participating in the dual admission program. High school students who are enrolled at Western are not charged student fees or on-campus housing. Participating students will also benefit from Western's unique Cost Guarantee that locks in tuition, fees, room and meal plan rates for four years.

For more information, contact Admissions at (877) PICK WIU (742-5948) or

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