University Planning

Institutional Snapshot
Western Illinois University - Fall 2009 & Fall 2010

 

Snapshot Areas

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This institutional snapshot provides a brief overview of Western Illinois University.

The guide to the right will enable you to easily navigate among the 7 areas covered in this snapshot.

 

Student Retention and Program Productivity

Percentage of First-time, Full-time, Fall Entering Undergraduates Who Returned for the Following Fall Semester (breakdowns by race/ethnicity per IPEDS categories)
  Fall 2009     Fall 2010

Number Entering Number Returning Retention Number Entering Number Returning Retention
White 1,357 1,013 74.6% 1,195 884 74.0%
Black 214 152 71.0% 228 169 74.1%
Hispanic 105 82 78.1% 102 65 63.7%
Asian 18 11 61.1% 17 11 64.7%
American Indian 3 2 66.7% 6 5 83.3%
Pacific Islander 3 3 100.0% 2 2 100.0%
Two or More 30 19 63.3% 22 15 68.2%
Foreign 6 5 83.3% 20 8 40.0%
Other 76 46 60.5% 44 33 75.0%
TOTAL 1,812 1,333 73.6% 1,636 1,192 72.9%

 

Number of Students Earning Graduate or Professional Degrees (breakdowns by race/ethnicity per IPEDS categories)
  2008-2009 2009-2010
White 510 542
Black 26 19
Hispanic 17 12
Asian 4 9
American Indian 0 0
Pacific Islander 0 1
Two or More 0 2
Foreign 107 113
Other 38 37
TOTAL 702 735

 

Number of Graduates by College/Program (using Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) codes)
  2008-2009 2009-2010
Agriculture/Natural Resources 90 105
Architecture/Engineering/Engineering Technology 25 31
Biological & Physical Science
123 106
Business 386 362
Communications/Communication/Technology/Fine Arts 318 294
Education/Library Science 210 222
Humanities/Interdisciplinary 398 367
Health 41 43
Law 0 0
Mathematics/Computer Science 37 39
Military Technology/Protective Services 385 338
Personal Services/Consumer Services/Fitness 267 227
Psychology/Social Sciences & Services 250 222
Trades/Production/Transportation/Health 0 0
TOTAL 2,530 2,356

 

Discipline Specific Test Pass Rates of Undergraduates and Graduate/Professional Students Sitting for Licensure Examinations
    2008-2009 2009-2010
History History Content Test NA 93%
Accounting CPA Exam 40% 45%
Communication Science and Disorders PRAXIS 100% 100%
Health Sciences CHES Exam 100% 71%

 

Graduate/Professional Student Licensure Examinations Pass Rates
 
2008-2009 2009-2010
Educational Leadership
Superintendent Test
NA 94%
Counseling School Psychology Credentialing Exam
100% 100%
Counselor Education
National Counselor Examination
93%
81%