Center for International Studies

International Admissions Apply Now.

International students who wish to apply to Western Illinois University are able to find all the information they need through the International Admissions Office. International Admissions staff will assist students through the application process and provide additional information on what is needed to become a student at WIU from the required documents, English language requirements, deadlines, financial documentation, visa and immigration information, and much more.

Degrees Offered:

International students at Western Illinois University can choose from 65 undergraduate degrees, 37 graduate degrees, pre-professional programs, and post-baccalaureate certificate programs. For more information on programs of study, visit the following websites:

  • Western Illinois University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of North Central Association. 
  • Western's English-as-a-Second-Language (WESL) Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. 
  • Accountancy and business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB International).
  • Many of Western's academic programs are accredited through agencies specific to the programs. Please refer to the webpage of the specific program of study at Western's website,, for accreditation details.

Requests for More Information

All requests for further information regarding International Admissions must be directed to:

Phone: (309) 298-2426

Resources for International Students