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Over 75% of Western students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships!
4-Year Cost Guarantee
WIU-QC guarantees a four-year tuition and fees rate for undergraduate and graduate degree students who stay continuously enrolled. All new students are automatically included in the plan, which enables you to budget for your higher education investment!
WIU-QC Offers In-State Tuition
All students that reside in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin on the Quad Cities Campus will pay Illinois in-state tuition and there is no requirement to establish Illinois residency. This benefit applies to undergraduate as well as graduate courses and can result in significant cost savings for students originating outside Illinois.
All students that reside in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin on the Quad Cities Campus will pay Illinois in-state tuition and there is no requirement to establish Illinois residency. Information and resources about financial aid and scholarships are available to all students to help meet their educational goals. More than 75 percent of WIU students receive some kind of financial aid, so it is worth your while to explore your financial aid opportunities. Here is a road map to get you started.
File for Federal Student Aid
Everyone should go online and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid: This link will open in a new browser window www.fafsa.ed.gov. Many other scholarships, grants and loans are based on the federal government's calculations from this form.
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships and grants are basically gifts which you don't have to pay back. However, they are often awarded based on financial need or on some type of merit. The trick is to figure out what you're skilled at, and seek out scholarships that find merit in that particular skill. In addition, scholarships and grants may also be awarded based on the career that you are pursuing (for instance teaching or science). Lastly, your local community, associations and organizations may award scholarships because you happen to live in their geographical area.
Financial Aid Contact Information
A Financial Aid Advisor will be on campus at WIU-Quad Cities starting at 9:00 am on the following days:
Phone: (309) 762-9481
Tuition and Fees and Other Costs
Tuition and fees are assessed per-credit-hour and billed at the beginning of each semester.
View tuition, fees and other costs for the 2013-2014 school year for:
- Undergraduate Students
- Undergraduate Students with Qualifying Associates Degree
- Graduate Students
- Graduate Non-Degree Students
Use the online Cost Estimator to estimate cost for the semester. The cost estimator is not a bill and does not replace any bill you may receive. It is merely intended to provide you with an estimate of what your charges might be.
The current guarantee plan covers students who began attending WIU Fall 2013, Spring 2014 or Summer 2014 and are continuously enrolled for four years. To estimate costs, use our Online Cost Estimator.