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Higher Values in Higher Education

Western Illinois University is a mid-sized university with a wide variety of options, both academic and social to offer students. Whether you are a prospective student, transfer student, or a non-traditional student, the transition to college is an exciting time and we are glad you have decided to explore WIU.

One of "America's Best Value Colleges" and a "Top Tier College"

Military Friendly School

Western offers in-state tuition rates to students who reside Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, and Wisconsin. This benefit applies to undergraduate as well as graduate courses and can result in significant cost savings for out of state students from these specific states.

If you are searching for a great academic experience in a comfortable setting, it's here at Western Illinois University – one of "America's Best Value Colleges" and a "Top Tier College." We earned our standing among the elite 150 best value colleges in the U.S. based on quality academics, tuition, financial aid and student borrowing.

Prepare for your Career @ Western

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Have you registered for the earliest possible ACT or SAT test?

What else should you be doing in August to prepare for your career at Western? View the complete checklist and timeline for prospective freshmen for details.

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Undergraduate Admissions
Sherman Hall 115
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Email: admissions@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 298-3157
Toll-Free: 877-PICK-WIU