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.

Freshman Honors Cohort

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.

International Admissions

If you are an international student and not a legal resident of the United States of America, visit wiu.edu/international for more information. For general questions, contact Admissions at (309) 762-1495 or WIU-QC-Admissions@wiu.edu.