Quad Cities Campus

About WIU-Quad Cities

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

August 20, 2018

WIU-QC School of Engineering Receives Half-Million Dollar Boost from Carver Trust
WIU-QC School of Engineering Receives Half-Million Dollar Boost from Carver Trust

The Western Illinois University School of Engineering has received $494,917 from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to support laboratories and programs in the Quad Cities. Read more.

August 20, 2018

WIU-QC Employee Receives Award from National Organization
WIU-QC Employee Receives Award from National Organization

Paul Plagenz, director of development at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, has received the Volunteers in Public Broadcasting Award from the National Friends of Public Broadcasting. Read more.


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In the Spotlight!

Welcome Week 2018

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and connect with new students! Kick off the new academic year with fun activities during WIU-QC Welcome Week, Monday- Friday Aug. 20 - 24. Fun. Free. See you there!

WIU-QC Leathernecks Chess Club

Come to learn, play and have fun playing chess! We will meet on Tuesdays in Quad Cities Complex, Building C, room Q1418. The first meeting is August 21st.

WIU Alumni Invited to ‘Colleges Day at the Ballpark’

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is teaming up with six institutions of higher learning to show the cumulative value and strength that colleges and universities provide the greater QC community.

Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration Graduate Program at WIU-QC

The Department’s graduate curriculum prepares students to assume positions of responsibility in leisure services organizations and to pursue further advanced study. Successful completion of the graduate program leads to the Master of Science degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration.

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 cases are located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C.