Quad Cities Campus

WIU-Quad Cities

This is Western Illinois University-Quad Cities

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is located in Moline, Illinois, right along the banks of the Mississippi River, near the I-74 bridge.

With an outstanding and diverse faculty and staff, WIU-QC offers 18 programs for freshman and transfer students as well as a wide array of graduate and post-baccalaurate certificate programs.

Getting Here


The Quad Cities has its own International Airport with services to major cities across the United States. There is also a complete public transportation system that interconnects Iowa and Illinois. Taxi services operate 24/7 and you can even take a ride on the Channel Cat Water Taxi. UBER is now available in the Quad Cities. Download the app and get where you need to go. Wherever you need to go, there is a way to get there!

Welcome to WIU-Quad Cities

 Campus Welcome

Joseph A. Rives, Ph.D.

Joseph A. Rives, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning and Initiatives
Western Illinois University

"I am excited to welcome you to Western Illinois University-Quad Cities. We are your 4-year public university here to meet your family's educational needs." Read more

 At a Glance

Recognitions >>
  • The Princeton Review: Western ranked a “Best Midwestern College"
  • U.S. News & World Report: WIU recognized as a top tier "Best Regional University"
  • G.I. Jobs Magazine: Western Illinois named a "Military Friendly School”
  • Military Times EDGE Magazine: WIU named "Best for College"
  • Forbes: Western listed among the best of 650 institutions in the country
  • Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
  • U.S. President's Honor Roll for Service