Quad Cities Campus

 As Rocky on Parade enters its third, and final, year, WIU would like to thank the many sponsors and artists who make this project a true community art project.

 WIU has 12 Signature Programs noted for their size, unique area of concentration, or accessibility.

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

February 17, 2017

President Thomas: February 2017 Update Letter
President Thomas: February 2017 Update Letter

On February 15, Governor Rauner delivered his 2017 Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol. We are pleased that the Governor proposed an increase in MAP grant funding. However, the lack of a full FY16 and FY17 appropriation continues to have a serious impact on public higher education and the entire State of Illinois. Read more.

February 15, 2017

WIU School of Engineering to Host Engineering Week Feb. 20-24
WIU School of Engineering to Host Engineering Week Feb. 20-24

The Western Illinois University School of Engineering will host Engineering Week 2017 at the WIU-Quad Cities campus Feb. 20-24, with a variety of activities and programs taking place throughout the week. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Maura Warner '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

Success Story 2

Todd DeDekker '12

Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.


Success Story 3

Kasi DeFrieze '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

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In the Spotlight!

Engineering Week

Join faculty, staff, and students from the WIU School of Engineering for a variety of fun and exciting activities Feb. 17 - Feb. 24

Conversation Partners: Volunteer Now!

Conversation Partners is a program that pairs international students and domestic students for conversational purposes, and provides a wonderful cross-cultural sharing opportunity that allows participants a chance to expand their horizons, and learn more about different cultures, customs and lifestyles.

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