University Planning

WIU Peer Institutions

For purposes of benchmarking, Western Illinois University has established peer institutions.

WIU Macomb Campus Benchmark Institutions

  • Appalachian State University
  • Central Washington University
  • Eastern Illinois University*
  • Grand Valley State University
  • James Madison University
  • Montclair State University
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville*
  • Truman State University
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • William Patterson University

*To be used when in-state comparisons are necessary.

Approved by BOT June 2015

WIU Quad Cities Campus Benchmark Institutions

  • Auburn University-Montgomery
  • Augustana College*
  • Indiana University-East
  • Indiana University-Kokomo
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport
  • Montana Technological University
  • Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg
  • Saint Ambrose University*
  • University of Illinois-Springfield
  • University of Texas-Permian Basin

*To be used when "neighbor" institutional comparisons are necessary.

Approved by BOT June 2015

University Professionals of Illinois Peer Group

  • Appalachian State University
  • Arkansas State University
  • California State University-Chico
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • James Madison University
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • Missouri State University
  • Montclair State University
  • Saint Cloud State University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • SUNY College-Buffalo
  • Towson University
  • University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Washington University
  • Youngstown State University

WIU Civil Service Salary Equity Benchmark Institutions

  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Illinois State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • University of Illinois-Springfield
  • University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign