Quad Cities Campus

About WIU-Quad Cities

WIU-QC School of Engineering students and graduates are designing, building, and testing everything from ag equipment to aircraft lighting for companies in the Quad Cities region.

Nationally ranked, affordable, and right here at home.

In-state tuition for ALL states. That’s right: Illinois, Iowa, and beyond.

Scholarship funds exist for everything from the hometown you come from, to volunteering you’ve done!  WIU-QC-specific scholarships are listed here.

WIU-QC is the right choice for your success. Apply today!

At WIU-QC, you’ll experience one-on-one guidance from first-rate faculty. We’re consistently ranked and rated among the best.

Our students enjoy small class sizes, with a student -to-faculty ratio of 14:1.

Dual-enrollment students in Agriculture receive college credit, tuition free.

Take the guesswork out of the cost of a college education. Learn more about our cost guarantee.

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

November 13, 2018

WIU Promise Plus Program Reduces Cost of College Education
WIU Promise Plus Program Reduces Cost of College Education

Western Illinois University has unveiled the Western Promise Plus as part of the new "AIM HIGH" funding program created by the state of Illinois. Unlike other programs, Western's Promise Plus goes a step beyond to significantly reduce or offset tuition and fees, PLUS other costsroom, meal plan, books and course materials – for new freshmen enrolling in Fall 2019. Read more.

November 12, 2018

WIU-QC to host Minority Leadership Conference and College Fair

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host a leadership conference and college fair for minority students at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Read more.


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In the Spotlight!

WIU Unveils Promise Plus Program

Western Illinois University has unveiled the Western Promise Plus as part of the new "AIM HIGH" funding program created by the state of Illinois. Western's Promise Plus is designed to significantly reduce or offset tuition and fees, PLUS other costs – room, meal plan, books and course materials – for new freshmen enrolling in Fall 2019.

WIU-QC Leathernecks Chess Club

Come to learn, play and have fun playing chess! We will meet on Tuesdays in Quad Cities Complex, Building C, room Q1418. The first meeting is August 21st.

Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration Graduate Program at WIU-QC

The Department’s graduate curriculum prepares students to assume positions of responsibility in leisure services organizations and to pursue further advanced study. Successful completion of the graduate program leads to the Master of Science degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration.

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 cases are located in Quad Cities Complex, Building C.