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Western Illinois University Dashboard
Educational Demand and Quality
Updated July 2012

Macomb Campus Fall Enrollment Fall2008-Fall2011

Macomb Campus Freshmen Interest and Enrollment

Macomb Campus Freshman Show Rate

Macomb Campus Transfer Interest and Enrollment

Macomb Campus Transfer Show Rate

 

Quad Cities Campus Fall Enrollment Fall2008-Fall2011

Quad Cities Campus Transfer Interest and Enrollment

Quad Cities Campus Transfer Show Rate

 


New Freshmen and New Transfer Show Rates 

Fall 2011

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public University Subset        
New Freshman Show Rate 40.1% 31.2% 34.3% 40.1%
New Transfer Show Rate 65.0% 56.0% 65.2% 76.0%
All Illinois Public Universities        
New Freshman Show Rate 40.1% 26.1% 34.2% 40.1%
New Transfer Show Rate 65.0% 56.0% 66.7% 85.0%

 The Illinois Public University Subset includes Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, University of Illinois-Springfield, and Western Illinois University.

The 12 Illinois public universities are Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville and Carbondale), the University of Illinois (Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana/Champaign), and Western Illinois University.

New Freshman Show Rate
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2010

Northern Iowa 63.5%
Sam Houston State 40.9%
Wisconsin-Whitewater NA
Western Kentucky 45.7%
Missouri State 45.1%
North Carolina-Wilmington 36.2%
Western Washington 39.9%
Montclair State 33.2%
Eastern Illinois 29.7%
Western Illinois 32.4%
Appalachian State 34.0%
SIU-Edwardsville 34.0%
College of Charleston 25.5%
James Madison 30.1%
California State-Chico 21.3%
Central Washington 42.2%

New Transfer Show Rate
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2010

Wisconsin-Whitewater NA
Central Washington 65.4%
Missouri State 72.3%
Northern Iowa 75.5%
Sam Houston State 66.9%
Eastern Illinois 66.0%
Appalachian State 69.0%
Western Illinois 64.6%
North Carolina-Wilmington 67.9%
Western Washington 63.1%
Montclair State 61.9%
James Madison 59.3%
Western Kentucky 45.8%
California State-Chico 42.8%
College of Charleston 47.7%
SIU-Edwardsville 56.0%

New Transfer Show Rate
Quad Cities Benchmarks

Fall 2010

Pennsylvania State-Harrisburg NA
Illinois-Springfield 64.1%
Western Illinois-Quad Cities 65.1%
Augustana NA
University of Baltimore NA
Governors State 90.8%
Saint Ambrose NA

 

 

Both Western campuses continue to diversify. The Macomb campus experienced increases in minority student and Pell grant recipient enrollment as a percent of total enrollment. The Quad Cities campus experienced increases in minority student enrollment and international student enrollment as a percent of total student enrollment.

 

Macomb Minority, International, and Pell Grant Enrollment Percent

Quad Cities Minority, International, and Pell Grant Enrollment Percent

 

 

U.S. News & World Report's Diversity Index 

Fall 2010

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public University Subset 0.33 0.25 0.32 0.35
All Illinois Public Universities 0.33 0.25 0.43 0.69

 U.S. News & World Report's Diversity Index reports the probability two students from different ethnic backgrounds will interact on a daily basis.

The Illinois Public University subset includes Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, University of Illinois-Springfield, and Western Illinois University.

The 12 public universities are Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville and Carbondale), the University of Illinois (Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana/Champaign), and Western Illinois University

 

Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2010

Montclair State NA
Sam Houston State 0.52
California State-Chico 0.45
Central Washington 0.36
Western Washington 0.35
Western Illinois 0.34
Eastern Illinois 0.31
Western Kentucky 0.28
James Madison 0.24
North Carolina-Wilmington 0.24
College of Charleston 0.24
Wisconsin-Whitewater 0.20
Missouri State 0.20
Appalachian State 0.17
Northern Iowa 0.13

Quad Cities Benchmarks

Fall 2010

Governors State NA
Illinois-Springfield 0.35
Western Illinois-Quad Cities 0.21
Augustana 0.19
Saint Ambrose 0.17
Houston-Clear Lake NA
Pennsylvania State-Harrisburg NA
Texas A&M-International 0.10
University of Baltimore NA

 

 

ACT and High School Rank of WIU New Fall Freshmen

Fall 2008 through Fall 2011

  2008 2009 2010 2011
Average ACT Score 21.2 21.3 21.0 20.7
ACT Interquartile Range 19-23 19-23 18-23 18-23
Freshmen from top 25% of HS Class 20% 22% 25% 25.7%

 The ACT interquartile range is the middle half of the ACT distribution of new freshman enrolled at the University.

 

 

ACT and High School Rank

Fall 2011

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public Universities Subset        
Average ACT Score 20.7 20.7 22.4 23.9
ACT Interquartile Range 18-23 16-21 18-24 20-26
From Top 25% of High School Class 25.7% 26% 35% 46%
All Illinois Public Universities        
Average ACT Score 20.7 18 22.2 28.2
ACT Interquartile Range 18-23 16-21 18-23 26-31
From Top 25% of High School Class 25.7% 15% 42% 90%

 The ACT interquartile range is the middle half of the ACT distribution of new freshman enrolled at the University.

Illinois State University, Chicago State, and Northern Illinois did not report data for the Top 25% of High School Class.

Average ACT Score
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2011

North Carolina-Willmington 26
Missouri State 23.7
Northern Iowa 23.1
James Madison 23.0
Appalachian State 24.3
SIU-Edwardsville 22.5
Wisconsin-Whitewater 22.2
Sam Houston State 21.5
Eastern Illinois 21.0
Montclair State 21.0
Western Illinois 21.0
Western Kentucky 21.0
California State-Chico NA
Central Washington NA
College of Charleston NA
Western Washington NA

ACT Interquartile Range
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2011

College of Charleston 24-29
Appalachian State 23-28
North Carolina-Wilmington 23-28
James Madison 23-27
Missouri State 21-27
Western Washington 21-27
Northern Iowa 21-26
SIU-Edwardsville 20-25
Wisconsin-Whitewater 20-24
California State-Chico 19-24
Sam Houston State 19-24
Eastern Illinois 19-24
Montclair State 19-24
Western Illinois 19-23
Western Kentucky 18-24
Central Washington 18-24

From Top 25% of HS Class
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2011

California State-Chico 76%
James Madison 72%
College of Charleston 68%
Appalachian State 62%
North Carolina-Wilmington 62%
Western Washington 58%
Missouri State 51%
Northern Iowa 49%
Sam Houston State 45%
SIU-Edwardsville 42%
Montclair State 40%
Western Kentucky 38%
Wisconsin-Whitewater 31%
Western Illinois 24%
Eastern Illinois 12%
Central Washington NA

 

 

 

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