Apply for Admission to Western Illinois University
To apply for admission to the University, please complete the appropriate application below. If you are unsure of which application to complete, please call the Admissions Office at (309) 298-3157 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. citizens/permanent legal residents applying for undergraduate (freshman or transfer) admission
U.S. citizens/permanent legal residents applying for graduate school or a second bachelor's degree
International individuals living in the U.S. or from outside the U.S. who are interested in applying for undergraduate or graduate degrees or those applying to the WESL (Western's English as a Second Language) Institute
Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Application
Applicants that wish to earn a highly individualized, flexible, non-majored undergraduate degree. The degree may be completed fully online for students who are place-bound by work and/or family responsibilities, on-campus, or a combination of both formats
Not seeking a degree?
Undergraduate Non-Degree Application
Non-degree seeking students wishing to register for course work through the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach must complete this application prior to registering. If you have and/or are currently taking coursework or have been accepted by the University, complete the Request to Register for Courses (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Are you a former WIU student looking to re-apply?
Readmission Application (Undergraduate)
If you are a former WIU student who has not been enrolled for one or more spring or fall semesters.
Readmission Application (Graduate)
If you have previously applied to Graduate School as a degree or nondegree-seeking student and earned a grade (even if a W) but have not attended within the past year.
Readmission Application (General Studies Degree)
If you have earned prior credit from Western Illinois University and are seeking readmission to the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program. (This program was previously known as the Board of Trustees Degree.)