Undergraduate Admissions

Freshman Admission Standards for High School Students

Test Optional

Admission is test optional - SAT/ACT scores are not required. You must earn a high school diploma and meet the requirements below to be admitted.

2.75+ GPA on a 4.0 scale OR 3.44+ GPA on a 5.0 scale

You will be admitted.

2.0-2.74 GPA on a 4.0 scale OR 2.5-3.43 GPA on a 5.0 scale

Students will be reviewed for consideration into the Reach program. The priority deadline is March 1 to send transcripts and complete the application file. Students will be in a pending admissions status until reviewed for an admissions decision in Mid-March.

Top 10% of Class Admission

Students in the top 10% of their high school class at an accredited Illinois public or private high school will be automatically admitted to WIU.


Contact Info

Undergraduate Admissions
Sherman Hall 115
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

E-mail: admissions@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 298-3157


Admissions counselors are available to help answer your questions. Schedule a meeting wtih your admissions counselor here