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About Western Illinois University

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, WIU serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois. 

Western Commitment Scholarship

Receive up to $40k in scholarships with WIU's automatic scholarship! Incoming freshman with at least a 1020 SAT/20 ACT and a 3.0/4.0 GPA are automatically awarded scholarship funds. Awards are renewable up to eight total semesters. Students must apply for admission to the University prior to May 15, 2018 for consideration.


If you are seeking an outstanding academic experience, Western offers undergraduate and graduate students variety of programs. Our programs will give you an edge in the workforce after graduation. Western offers 66 baccalaureate degrees, 19 post-baccalaureate certificates, 38 master's degrees, 2 undergraduate certificates, 8 pre-professional programs, and 2 doctoral degrees.