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"
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
Have you taken Advanced Placement (AP) exams for any AP subjects you have taken in high school?
What else should you be doing in April to prepare for your career at Western? View the complete checklist and timeline for prospective freshmen for details.
- Apply for Admission
- Visit Campus
- Graduate in four years, guaranteed!
- Guaranteed four-year rate for tuition, fees, and room & board
- Undergraduate Viewbook
- Admissions Forms
Upcoming Discover Western Dates
- Saturday, September 19, 2015
- Monday, October 12, 2015
- Saturday, October 24, 2015
- Monday, November 09, 2015
- Monday, February 15, 2016
- Saturday, April 02, 2016
Sherman Hall 115
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-3157