Quad Cities Campus

 As Rocky on Parade enters its third, and final, year, WIU would like to thank the many sponsors and artists who make this project a true community art project.

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

Supporting Veterans

For the seventh consecutive year, WIU has been named a "Military Friendly School."

Over 75%

Over 75% of Western students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships!

Cost Guarantees

Western Illinois University ensures that your college years will be a good investment.

THE Public Choice!

We are proud to be the public choice for the Quad Cities by emphasizing quality, opportunity and affordability.

Find out what's happening @ WIU-Quad Cities

January 10, 2017

WIU: The Right Choice
WIU: The Right Choice

At a time when many colleges and universities across the nation are raising tuition, Western Illinois University has opted to keep its tuition rate at the same level for incoming students. Read more.

January 05, 2017

WIU Selected for U.S. Department of Education College Completion Toolkit
WIU Selected for U.S. Department of Education College Completion Toolkit

Western Illinois University is one of 11 colleges and universities from across the United States selected to appear in the U.S. Department of Education's (DOE) College Completion Toolkit, "Promising Practices for Improving Student Degree Attainment." The toolkit features schools that are increasing college completion rates for students on their campuses through promising practices. Read more.

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Success Story 1

Maura Warner '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Maura Warner graduated in May 2015 and is the Communications Coordinator with The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

Success Story 2

Todd DeDekker '12

Todd DeDekker is a WIU-QC Alumni who has a heart for history. He began his career teaching social studies at the junior and high school levels. He taught for fifteen years, but decided that it was time for a career change.


Success Story 3

Kasi DeFrieze '15

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Alumnus Kasi DeFrieze graduated in May 2015 and is a grant writer for the development team of The Girl Scouts of America in Davenport, Iowa.

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In the Spotlight!

Conversation Partners: Volunteer Now!

Conversation Partners is a program that pairs international students and domestic students for conversational purposes, and provides a wonderful cross-cultural sharing opportunity that allows participants a chance to expand their horizons, and learn more about different cultures, customs and lifestyles.

Food Insecurity and Social Justice

Join us for our event celebrating the creation of the WIU-Quad Cities Food Pantry, and the completion of our food drive. Speakers will discuss food insecurity in the area.

WIU-Quad Cities Food Drive

The food collected as a part of this drive will be donated to the WIU-QC Food Pantry and also to local food organizations.

Veterans Services at Western Illinois University

We have a long and rich tradition of serving veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, and members of the National Guard. WIU provides numerous on-campus resources for veterans and military personnel, as well as the flexibility of academic program offerings, including online courses and the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.

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!

Spirit Wear Available!

Purchase case is located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C