Undergraduate Admissions

WIU: The Right Choice

Western Illinois University, a mid-sized public university in the heart of central Illinois, offers a wide variety of unique academic and extracurricular opportunities, as well as numerous scholarships for qualified students to make paying for college easier. Whether you are a new freshmen, a transfer student, or a non-traditional student, we will ensure an outstanding educational experience. Become a member of our Leatherneck family today!

The Best of the Best

Western offers in-state tuition rates to all domestic undergraduate and graduate students within the United States.

WIU also ensures that your college years will be a good investment with our Cost Guarantee. All new undergraduate students entering the University are automatically included in the plan, which freezes tuition, fees, room and meal plan over a four-year period, so costs will stay the same each year you are here. Western is the only university in the state to include fees and room and meal plan in our guarantee.

Become a part of the best in the Midwest! Western Illinois University continues to be recognized as a "Best Midwestern University" by U.S. News & World Report and as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review, and is considered a "Best Bang for the Buck" by the Washington Monthly College Guide for providing providing accessible and affordable academic opportunities, resources and programs for our students.

Prepare for Your Future at WIU

Apply for admission today!

Find the complete checklist and timeline for new freshmen to prepare for your future at Western Illinois University!

To learn more about Western, visit wiu.edu/about. To schedule a campus visit, go to wiu.edu/visit.

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Contact Info

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

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