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Quad Cities Campus
One Dynamic University, Two Campuses
WIU-Quad Cities located in Moline, IL, is an urban, non-residential campus serving more than 1,400 students. Classes are offered at our new Riverfront location and 60th Street in Moline, and many other discipline-specific sites throughout the area. WIU-QC offers bachelor's degrees, post baccalaureate certificates, and graduate degrees.
WIU-Macomb campus is a traditional, residential four-year campus serving approximately 10,785 students.
Higher Values in Higher Education
Nationally recognized for our academic programs and commitment to keeping high quality public education affordable, Western Illinois University is committed to Higher Values in Higher Education.
We're a transfer friendly institution.
WIU-QC accepts successfully completed college-level coursework from an accredited institution. Western honors the Compact Agreement, the Illinois Articulation Initiative(IAI), and participates in many IAI major recommendations found at itransfer.org.
With dual admission, you will gain admission to your community college and Western simultaneously and receive customized academic advising. Currently, 27 community colleges, including Black Hawk College, Carl Sandburg College, Eastern Iowa Community College District, Highland Community College, Rock Valley College, Sauk Valley Community College, and Southeastern Community College participate in the dual admission program.
Students in the Freshman Honors Cohort will have the opportunity to meet classmates from other states and countries, collaborate on projects in and out of the classroom, and make personal friendships and professional connections that will last four years, and beyond!
Linkages Programs allow students to take courses at both WIU-QC and a participating community college during their first and second year of college. Students have access to WIU services to ensure successful transfers.
Students must earn 60 or more semester hours (90 quarter hours) from a recognized post-secondary institution, and have a cumulative grade point average equal to or greater than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale on all post-secondary academic coursework. For more information, visit wiu.edu/international.