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To help students and families meet the rising costs of higher education, WIU is offering a reduced tuition rate for new incoming undergrads enrolling this fall!

Attention students from western Illinois ... Western is YOUR University!

Visit Western and discover what YOUR University has to offer!

Our Signature Academic Programs

WIU has 12 Signature Programs noted for their size, unique area of concentration, or accessibility.

Points of Purple Pride

WIU is a "Best Midwestern College", "Top Tier Midwestern University" and "Military Friendly School" - apply now.

Best in the Midwest!

Our Quad Cities campus in Moline offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study to students from Illinois, across the nation, and around the world. Schedule a visit today!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Take a break and enjoy Western's FREE Summer Film Series every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Union Sandburg Theatre.

"Goose" Morning, WIU!

For many years, Canada geese "parents" and their brood have called WIU's picturesque Lake Ruth home.

Where in the World is Rocky?!

Take a walk around campus and town and check out the Rocky on Parade public art project! #WIUPride

Western Commitment Scholarships. Alumni On The Move WIU is Going Google

Welcome to Summer Orientation & Registration (SOAR)

Our SOAR team welcomes new WIU students to summer orientation and registration! You will experience a true residential campus, a dynamic student activities program, and first-rate faculty who will challenge your mind and test your assumptions. Let the learning begin!

Summer Camps and Conferences

WIU offers many summer camps and conferences for youth, focusing on science, math, music, art, athletics and even Harry Potter! Any student who attends a summer camp at WIU will receive a voucher to take a residual ACT test at no cost at Western's Counseling Center.

4-Year Scholarships Available to Qualified Students

WIU wants to reward you for your academic ability in high school by offering 4-year scholarships towards the cost of attendance. New freshmen who submit all application materials for admission are automatically considered, so apply today!

Women in Science Living Community

Beginning fall of 2016, a WIU-Women in Science Living Learning Community is available to women majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines such as Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, and more.  

Alumni On The Move!

Western Illinois University is proud of its 120,000+ alumni from all around the world! We salute the most recent accomplishments and achievements of our alumni! #LeatherneckPride

We're Moving to Google Apps!

Western Illinois University has chosen Google Apps for its new email and calendar platform. Our goal is to move everyone from Zimbra to Google Apps by August 19, 2016.

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