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We Believe in Where Your Potential Will Take You

At Western Illinois University, we empower you to explore your talents in a place where you belong.

Admission is test optional—SAT/ACT scores are not required.
Guaranteed 0% increase in tuition, fee and housing rates for your 4 years, with no out-of-state tuition
17 years as a Best Midwestern College —Princeton Review
Our small class sizes allow you to have one-on-one mentorship from professors.
94% of classes are taught by full-time faculty

Get Involved

Become a Future Leader at Western

  • 250+ student organizations
  • Our state-of-the-art Multicultural Center houses: Casa Latina Cultural Center, Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center, LGBT*QA Resource Center and the Women's Center
  • NCAA Division I athletics program with highest term GPAs
  • Award-winning E-sports program 
Western makes me feel like I have a second family here. The past four years have been a great experience, and I'd do it all over again if I could.

— Herb Sommer
Hospitality Management