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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!

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

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

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August 26, 2016

Veterans Services at Western Illinois University
Veterans Services at Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University has a long and rich tradition of honoring and serving veterans and active members of the armed forces. The University 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 (BGS; formerly called the Board of Trustees Bachelor of Arts) degree program.

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August 26, 2016

Miner Named WIU Admissions Director

Seth Miner, interim director of admissions at Bemidji (MN) State University, has been named director of admissions at Western Illinois University, effective Sept. 26, according to Ron Williams, interim vice president for student services. 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!

Career Development Center

Please welcome our new WIU-QC AmeriCorps VISTA, Dan Dankert, to campus!

Spirit Wear Available!

Purchase case is located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C

Master of Community and Economic Development

The Master of Community and Economic Development degree (CED) provides current and aspiring professionals with the latest tools and skills in these areas.

Rives Named Male Champion of Change

Joe Rives, Western Illinois University vice president of the Quad Cities and planning has been named one of the 2016 Male Champions of Change by the Women's Connection and Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.