Advancement & Public Services

Expanding Opportunities and Achievements

Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and as one of 37 public universities ranked a "Best Midwestern University" by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Choose from our residential campus in Macomb, or non-residential Moline campus.

Recent Accomplishments

Western Promise+ Scholarship and Financial Aid Programs

Western's Promise Plus program 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.

4-Year Cost Guarantee

Western Illinois University ensures that your college years will be a good investment with its guaranteed four-year rate for tuition, fees, and room & meal plan. Western was the first university in Illinois to offer this guarantee, and we are the only university in the state to include fees and room and meal plan in that guarantee.