Quad Cities Campus

WIU-QC School of Engineering students and graduates are designing, building, and testing everything from ag equipment to aircraft lighting for companies in the Quad Cities region.

Food vendors available in Riverfront Hall

In-state tuition for ALL states. That’s right: Illinois, Iowa, and beyond.

Scholarship funds exist for everything from the hometown you come from, to volunteering you’ve done!  WIU-QC-specific scholarships are listed here.

WIU-QC is the right choice for your success. Apply today!

At WIU-QC, you’ll experience one-on-one guidance from first-rate faculty. We’re consistently ranked and rated among the best.

Get involved, meet fellow students, and gain leadership experience by joining one of our many student organizations.

Take the guesswork out of the cost of a college education. Learn more about our cost guarantee.

Supporting Veterans

For the seventh consecutive year, WIU has been named a "Military Friendly School."

Over 75%

Over 75% of Western students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships!

Cost Guarantees

Western Illinois University ensures that your college years will be a good investment.

THE Public Choice!

We are proud to be the public choice for the Quad Cities by emphasizing quality, opportunity and affordability.

Find out what's happening @ WIU-Quad Cities

April 16, 2018

Western Challenge Set for Purple & Gold Day April 24
Western Challenge Set for Purple & Gold Day April 24

The third annual "Western Challenge" at Western Illinois University will kick off at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, April 24. Held each year on Purple & Gold Day, the Western Challenge is a 24-hour online giving campaign aimed at inspiring alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to express their support of Western students by making a personal gift. Read more.

April 06, 2018

Rescheduled Graduate Studies Open House April 14 at WIU-QC
Rescheduled Graduate Studies Open House April 14 at WIU-QC

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host a rescheduled open house for anyone interested in pursuing graduate study, as well as celebrate the 75th anniversary of graduate education at WIU, on Saturday April 14 on the WIU-QC campus. Read more.

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In the Spotlight!

Veterans Business Roadshow Campus Tour

The Veterans Business Outreach Center serving Illinois (VBOC@WBDC), supported by Newman’s Own Foundation, invites you to join the Veterans Business Roadshow - Campus Tour. Veterans of all eras, Active Duty, Guard, Reserve and Military Family Members are invited to attend. Event is April 23, 2018. There is no charge for this event.

Quad Cities Initiatives Summer Camps - June & July

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities offers a variety of programs for the Quad Cities Community and beyond. Summer Youth Camps are scheduled during the months of June and July on topics of songwriting, math and Harry Potter!

Extended Student Services Hours (Saturdays)

January 20, 2018 - May 5, 2018 - 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
QC Complex, East Information Desk in Building C

In an effort to increase access to services, QC Student Services will be open on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. You will be able to pick up textbook orders, drop off or pickup documents/forms, or leave messages for Admissions, Advising, and other Student Services departments.

WIU's Wi-Fi Has Changed

University Technology changed the University’s wireless networks this summer. All users of WIU's wireless network must configure their wireless devices to properly reconnect to Wi-Fi on the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.

Veterans Services at Western Illinois University

We have a long and rich tradition of serving veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and members of the National Guard. WIU provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.

4-Year Scholarships Available to Qualified Students

WIU wants to reward you for your academic ability in high school by offering 4-year scholarships towards the cost of attendance. New freshmen who submit all application materials for admission are automatically considered, so apply today!

Spirit Wear Available!

Purchase case is located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C