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Educational Demand and Quality
Updated December 2013

Macomb Campus Fall Enrollment Fall2010-Fall2013

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 Fall2010-Fall2013

Quad Cities Campus New Freshmen Applications Acceptances and Enrollments Quad Cities Campus Freshmen Show Rate Quad Cities Campus Transfer Interest and Enrollment

Quad Cities Campus Transfer Show Rate

 


New Freshmen and New Transfer Show Rates 

Fall 2012

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public University Subset        
New Freshman Show Rate 27.1% 27.1% 31.1% 33.6%
New Transfer Show Rate 60.8% 58.1% 63.5% 75.9%
All Illinois Public Universities        
New Freshman Show Rate 27.1% 22.1% 30.7% 34.8%
New Transfer Show Rate 60.8% 58.1% 58.3% 75.9%

 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. *Governor State University and Chicago State University did not report data.

New Freshman Show Rate
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Northern Iowa 50.9%
Wisconsin-Whitewater 44.8%
Western Kentucky 42.9%
Missouri State 42.0%
Sam Houston State 39.9%
Central Washington 39.6%
Western Washington 34.5%
North Carolina Wilmington 33.9%
SIU-Edwardsville 33.1%
Montclair State 33.0%
James Madison 30.1%
Eastern Illinois
29.9%
Western Illinois 27.1%
College of Charleston 26.4%
California State-Chico 22.0%
Appalachian State 20.3%

New Transfer Show Rate
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Sam Houston State 77.3%
Wisconsin-Whitewater 72.2%
Northern Iowa 70.1%
Eastern Illinois 66.2%
Appalachian State 65.8%
Missouri State 65.6%
Central Washington 63.2%
Montclair State 62.5%
Western Kentucky 60.9%
Western Illinois 60.8%
North Carolina Wilmington 60.7%
James Madison 58.9%
Western Washington 57.8%
SIU-Edwardsville 56.6%
College of Charleston 53.9%
California State Chico 40.4%

New Transfer Show Rate
Quad Cities Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Illinois-Springfield 75.9%
Western Illinois-Quad Cities 70.3%
University of Baltimore 64.1%
Augustana 51.4%
Saint Ambrose 49.9%
Governors State NA
Pennsylvania State-Harrisburg NA

 

 

Both Western campuses continue to diversifye Macomb campus experienced increases in minority student enrollment as a percent of total enrollment. The Quad Cities campus experienced an increase in minority 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 2012

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public University Subset 0.43 0.30 0.38 0.43
All Illinois Public Universities 0.43 0.28 0.47 0.71

 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. *Governors State University did not report data.

 

Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Montclair State 0.59
Sam Houston State 0.55
California State-Chico 0.51
Western Illinois 0.43
Central Washington 0.42
Eastern Illinois 0.39
Western Washington 0.38
Western Kentucky 0.30
James Madison 0.29
North Carolina-Wilmington 0.27
College of Charleston 0.27
Wisconsin-Whitewater 0.24
Missouri State 0.22
Appalachian State 0.20
Northern Iowa 0.15

Quad Cities Benchmarks

Fall 2012

University of Baltimore 0.61
Illinois-Springfield 0.42
Augustana 0.29
Western Illinois - Quad Cities 0.25
Saint Ambrose 0.22
Texas A&M-International 0.08
Pennsylvania State-Harrisburg NA
Houston-Clear Lake NA
Governors State NA

 

 

ACT and High School Rank of WIU New Fall Freshmen

Fall 2010 through Fall 2013

  2010 2011 2012 2013
Macomb Campus        
Average ACT Score - All Admits 21.0 20.7 20.7 21.1
Average ACT Score - Regular Admits 21.4 21.6 21.7 22.0
ACT Interquartile Range 18-23 18-23 18-23 18-23
Freshmen from top 25% of HS Class 25.0% 25.7% 25.8% 27.7%
Quad Cities Campus        
Average ACT Score - Honors -- -- 26.6 26.9
Average ACT Score - Linkages -- 22.2 21.9 21.9
ACT Interquartile Range -- 19-25 20-26 21-26
Freshmen from top 25% of HS Class -- 29.6% 30.4% 41.2%

 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 2012

  WIU Low Average High
Illinois Public Universities Subset        
Average ACT Score 21.0 21.0 22.4 24.0
ACT Interquartile Range 18-23 17-23 20-25 22-25
From Top 25% of High School Class 26.0% 26.0% 28.2% 42.0%
All Illinois Public Universities        
Average ACT Score 21.0 19.0 22.7 28.0
ACT Interquartile Range 18-23 16-21 20-25 26-31
From Top 25% of High School Class 26.0% 24.0% 41.7% 88.0%

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

*Governors State University did not report data. Illinois State University did not report Top 25% of High School Class.

Average ACT Score
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Appalachian State 26.0
Western Washington 25.0
College of Charleston 25.0
James Madison 25.0
North Carolina-Wilmington 24.0
Northern Iowa 23.0
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 23.0
Wisconsin-Whitewater 22.0
Western Kentucky 22.0
California State-Chico 21.0
Central Washington 21.0
Eastern Illinois 21.0
Sam Houston 21.0
Western Illinois 21.0
Montclair State NA
Missouri State NA

ACT Interquartile Range
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

Appalachian State 24-28
College of Charleston 23-27
James Madison 23-27
Western Washington 22-28
North Carolina-Wilmington 22-26
Missouri State 21-26
Northern Iowa 21-25
SIU-Edwardsville 20-25
Wisconsin-Whitewater 20-24
Eastern Illinois 19-24
Sam Houston State 19-23
Western Kentucky 18-25
California State-Chico 18-24
Western Illinois University 18-23
Central Washington 16-23
Montclair State
NA

From Top 25% of HS Class
Macomb Benchmarks

Fall 2012

California State-Chico 76%
College of Charleston 67%
North Carolina-Wilmington 65%
Appalachian State 56%
Western Washington 55%
Missouri State 53%
Northern Iowa 48%
James Madison 44%
Western Kentucky 44%
Sam Houston State 42%
Montclair State 42%
SIU-Edwardsville 42%
Eastern Illinois 31%
Wisconsin-Whitewater 30%
Western Illinois University 26%
Central Washington NA

 

 

 

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