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MACOMB & QUAD CITIES

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AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

7,600+ TOTAL ENROLLMENT

$17,646

AVERAGE FINANCIAL AID AWARD


Welcome to WIU Western Illinois University provides a place for success for anyone who dreams of getting an education. At Western, we believe that every student matters and we are committed to helping them grow. Through the lived experiences of our faculty and staff, we are able to connect and create unique learning opportunities for our students, enabling them to map their own future.

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SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED ANNUALLY

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STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

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CLUB SPORTS TEAMS

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NCAA DIVISION 1 SPORTS TEAMS

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COST GUARANTEE wiu.edu/costguarantee

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Areas of Study A___

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Accountancy Actuarial Science Adapted Recreation & Inclusion Advertising & Public Relations Agricultural Business Agricultural Science Agriculture* American Government Anthropology Art* Art Studio

B___ Biochemistry Biology* Botany Broadcast Production Broadcasting & Journalism Business Business Analytics

C___ Chemistry* Civil Engineering Clinical Laboratory Science Communication Communication Studies Community Organizations Computer Science Construction & Facilities Management Cyber Security

D___ Data Science & Statistics

E___ Economics Education (Degrees/Options) Agriculture Education (6-12) Art Education (K-12) Bilingual/ESL Education (K-12) Biology Education (9-12) Chemistry Education (9-12) Early Childhood Education (Birth-2) Elementary Education (1-6) English Education (9-12) French Education (K-12) History Education (9-12) Mathematics Education (9-12) Middle Level Education (5-8)

M continued ___ Mechanical Engineering Medical Sciences Meteorology Microbiology Multimedia Journalism Music* Music Business Music Therapy Musical Theatre

Music Education (K-12) Physical Education (K-12) Physics Education (9-12) Spanish Education (K-12) Special Education (K-12) Educational Studies Electrical Engineering Emergency Management Engineering Engineering Physics Engineering Technology English* Enterprise Marketing Environmental Biology Environmental Geology Exercise Science

N___ Nursing - Pre Licensure Nursing - RN/BSN Completion Nutrition & Dietetics Nutrition & Foodservice Management

O___ Omni-Channel Marketing Organizational Communication Outdoor Recreation

F___ Finance Fire Administration Fire Protection Services Fire Science Foreign Languages & Cultures Forensic Chemistry Forensic Psychology French*

P___ Paleontology Pharmacy Physics* Political Science Pre-Engineering Pre-Forestry Pre-Health (Pre-Medicine) Pre-Law (History) Pre-Law (Political Science) Pre-Veterinary Medicine Psychology Public Administration/Public Policy Public Health

G___ General Studies Geoenvironment & Planning Geographic Information Science Geology Geospatial Science Graphic Design

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Health Services Management History* Human Resource Management

Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration

S___ Social Influence Social Work Sociology Spanish* Speech Pathology & Audiology Sports Broadcasting Supply Chain Management

I___ Information Systems International Relations/Comparative Politics Interpersonal Communication & Processes

L___ Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Liberal Arts and Sciences

M___ Management Marketing Marketing Technology Mathematics*

T___ Theatre (Performance) Theatre (Production/Design) Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management

Z___ Zoology *Teacher Education available

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GROUNDBREAKING PROGRAMS & AWARD-WINNING PROFESSORS WIU offers the following minors that do not have a matching major. Minors that have a matching major are not listed here but are available at wiu.edu/catalog.

Minors African American Studies Aging Studies Agricultural Economics Agricultural Technology Management Agronomy Algorithms & Data Management American Sign Language Animal Science App Development Art History Business Cannabis & Culture Cannabis Production Coaching Computer-Mediated Communication Computer Science Education Construction & Facilities Technology Corrections Creative Writing Criminalistics Dance Environmental Studies Event Planning and Management Film Forensic Science Global Politics Homeland Security Horticulture Hospitality Management Industrial Technology Information Technology International Business International Studies

Jazz Studies Law and Society Legal Studies Manufacturing Technology Mental Health Military Science Natural Resources Conservation Network Technologies Neuroscience Nonprofit Administration Occupational Safety Operations Management Outdoor Leadership Philosophy Plant Breeding Pre-Law Honors Pre-MBA Precision Agriculture Professional Writing Public Administration and Public Service Queer Studies Religious Studies Scuba Diving Security Administration Sports Health & Wellness Stage Combat Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Therapeutic Recreation Weather and Climate Women’s Studies Youth Leadership

Online Programs wiu.edu/online Accountancy Anthropology Communication Economics Fire Protection Services General Studies Geographic Information Science

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Human Resource Management Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Management Nursing - RN/BSN Completion Sociology Supply Chain Management

Integrated 5-Year Master’s Degree Listing

Complete your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 5 years. Accountancy Applied Statistics & Decision Analytics Business Administration (MBA) Chemistry Communication Computer Science Educational Studies GIScience and Geoenvironment History Instructional Design & Technology Liberal Arts & Sciences Mathematics Museum Studies Physics Political Science Public Safety Administration Quantitative Economics Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration Sociology Sport Management

Undecided?

No major declared You do not have to select a major to apply to WIU! Choose the undeclared major to take college classes toward a degree, while exploring the 60+ opportunities that await you at WIU.


EMPOWERING THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW CHEMISTRY

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BIOLOGY

Arts & Sciences • Students in WIU’s new Actuarial Science major complete rigorous courses in mathematics, statistics, economics, accounting and finance to prepare for careers in risk management. • Biology students have the opportunity to research plants, animals and the ecosystem on more than 1,600 acres at the Kibbe Life Science Research Station, alongside the Mississippi River, and the adjacent Illinois Department of Natural Resources nature preserve. • English majors study how stories shape our world in workshops, small group discussions, publishing and analysis of literature. Students learn to apply critical thinking skills to careers in writing, business, law, social justice, library science and more. • Forensic Chemistry, one of only six undergraduate programs in the nation, offers comprehensive experience in forensics, including crime scene investigation. • Meteorology students create forecasts for local radio stations, learn in the Geographic Information System (GIS) laboratory, and work with the new Doppler Radar to gain hands-on experience in weather and forecasting.

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• Nursing offers options for direct admit and pre-nursing admission. Students boast a 90% pass rate (5-year average) on the NCLEX exam. • Pre-law students can take part in WIU’s 3+3 program for early admission to the John Marshall College of Law (Chicago) to accelerate your future. Majors in English, history and political science are eligible. • Students interested in Psychology or Forensic Psychology study human behavior through research and field experiences in areas such as neuroscience, aging studies, organizations, mental health and social development. • Research Inspiring Student Excellence (RISE) opportunities ensure WIU undergraduates - and new freshmen - complete a handson research project with a mentor to develop their research and professional presentation skills • Sociology majors study human relationships, cultures and societies to understand social inequality, crime and deviance, family life, health and mental illness and environment and community.


AGRICULTURE

Business & Technology • AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation puts WIU’s Business and Accounting programs in the top 5% of business colleges in the world. With industry partnerships and international experience, WIU students are career-ready. • Accountancy holds specialized accounting accreditation by the Institute of Certified Management accountants (CMA), and prepares students for the CMA, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and other certification examinations. • Agriculture students get hands-on experience with more than 300 acres of farmland, state-of-the-art greenhouses and internship opportunities. • Business Analytics majors learn technical skills in data mining, statistical modeling and forecasting to support data-driven decision making in the contemporary business world. • Computer Science and Cyber Security majors learn through practical courses including databases, networks, operating systems, graphics, artificial intelligence, ethical hacking, secure coding, and client and remote exploitation.

• Construction & Facilities Management is accredited by ATMAE (the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering). • WIU’s School of Engineering offers degrees in Civil, Electrical, General and Mechanical Engineering on WIU’s Quad Cities campus. Students benefit from hands-on experience in the Maker Space and the QC Manufacturing Laboratory at the Rock Island Arsenal. • Marketing majors learn an industry-relevant skill set in integrated digital, social and mobile marketing and earn industry certifications to provide competitive positioning in career placement. • Supply Chain Management is one of 50 SCM programs in the nation with AACSB accreditation, and through industry connections, has nearly a 100% job placement rate. • WIU College of Business & Technology students benefit from intense professional development seminars, business-focused career fairs and corporate networking opportunities.

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FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE

Education & Human Services • WIU’s Nutrition & Dietetics program, accredited by ACEND, offers individualized attention in hands-on laboratories to prepare students for post-graduate internships and the Registration Exam to become a Registered Dietitian. • Education majors (Bilingual/ESL, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Physical, and Special Education) work with children as early as their freshman year and can teach 180-280 hours as teaching assistants, classrooms aides, and tutors prior to the semester-long student teaching experience. • Emergency Management, the premier undergraduate program in Illinois, teaches students to create emergency plans and coordinate responses to natural disasters, technology disasters and weapons of mass destruction. • Exercise Science majors prepare for careers in personal training, strength and conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation and post-graduate study in athletic training, physical therapy or occupational therapy. • Fire Protection Services courses are certified by the National Fire Academy. Students engage in extensive, field-based learning opportunities and are taught by current and former fire chiefs.

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• Health Services Management students prepare to manage the business processes of health care facilities, including long-term care, private primary care, and public health administration. • Law Enforcement & Justice Administration is ranked as one of the top criminal justice programs and one of the largest of its kind in the nation. With a new criminalistics laboratory, and world-class faculty, students learn how to apply academic theory to real-world events. • Public Health majors are prepared to explore critical health issues as well as plan, implement, and evaluate programs. Areas of emphasis include: community health education, environmental and occupational safety, or public health preparedness. • Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration students learn how to design, deliver, and evaluate leisure experiences through an accredited program that includes hands-on learning, community engagement, field trips, and internships across multiple recreation and hospitality sectors. • Social Work majors complete 100+ hours of service learning and 450+ hours of clinical experience as part of WIU’s accredited program to prepare for careers providing services through individual, family, group and community engagement.


BROADCASTING & JOURNALISM

Fine Arts & Communication • Art & Design undergraduates experience a strong variety of media, including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, metals/jewelry, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Students receive abundant individual instruction from dedicated, professional faculty artists. • Broadcasting & Journalism students are part of an award-winning program and receive hands-on experience in the areas of sports broadcasting, multi-media journalism, broadcast journalism and advertising/public relations.

• The School of Music offers 14 nationally-accredited degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and performance certificate levels. Students participate in nearly 200 annual performances, tour with 22 ensembles, enjoy multiple internship opportunities and benefit from one-on-one lessons with 40 full-time faculty. Classes, clinics and practices are primarily being held outside and online, or are following social distancing when indoors. All Fall 2020 performances are being live-streamed.

• Communication offers annual events such as Career Preparation Day, the Disney Communication Culture study abroad class and internship opportunities, while providing an array of courses in Macomb, the Quad Cities and online.

• Speech Pathology & Audiology students get hands-on experience with clients at the on-campus clinic, providing speech, language and hearing services to more than 700 people each year. Students can also opt to earn a minor in American Sign Language.

Faculty and students received a McDonough County Quality of Life award for their work on the #MaskUpWIU and #MaskUpMacomb social media campaigns.

• Theatre & Dance majors act, dance, sing, design, crew and direct in as many as 18-fully realized productions each year. WIU’s standard of excellence demands the celebration of individuality within the collaborative process, empowering students to begin a life-long career of risk taking and self discovery.

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ACADEMIC PARTNERS Centennial Honors College wiu.edu/honors Honors students have the ability to: • Complete unique courses • Participate in research • Gain leadership experience • Access exclusive scholarships

Honors College Entrance Requirements New Freshmen • 3.75+ GPA Or must meet two of the three criteria • 3.4+ GPA • SAT 1160+/ACT 24+ • Top 15% of graduating class

New Transfers & Current Students Must meet both criteria; honors credit may transfer • 3.4+ GPA • 12+ semester hours

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Army ROTC wiu.edu/rotc WIU’s ROTC program is a three-time General Douglas MacArthur Award Winner for Best ROTC Program in the Midwestern United States and a four-time recipient of Best ROTC Program in the Brigade. • Prepare for future commission as an officer in the U.S. Army • Cadet training opportunities include Ranger Challenge, Northern Warfare Challenge, Cadet Troop Training and Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency • Earn scholarships through federal and state agencies • Partnership with WIU’s School of Nursing to commission Army nurses

Veterans Resource Center wiu.edu/veterans The Veterans Resource Center provides coordinated services in a one-stop shop location to help Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, prior-service Military Veteran students, dependents or family members with multiple opportunities to succeed. • Illinois National Guard and Veterans Grant • Military training and proficiency (CLEP/ DSST) credit • Military service activation and admission policies

• Post 9-11 and Montgomery GI Bill® • Tuition assistance, scholarships and financial aid • Concurrent enrollment, advising and educational benefits guidance

Study Abroad wiu.edu/sao Study abroad in more than 60 countries, regardless of your major or minor course of study. Many Study Abroad programs are comparable in cost to studying on WIU’s campuses. Financial aid and scholarships are available to qualified students.


Disability Resources

Leatherneck Success Team

wiu.edu/drc

The Leatherneck Success Team is a peer-to-peer resource and mentoring program for students to aid in the academic and success skill development of fellow Leathernecks. Topics include campus resources, study planning, navigating classes and non-emergency resources.

The Disability Resource Center facilitates equal access to University classes, programs and activities for students with disabilities. The center assists students with accommodations for note-taking, alternate delivery formats and more.

Advising & Tutoring

Building Connections

Career Development

Academic advisors help students choose their courses, develop a campus network and navigate aspects of college life. WIU’s Rocky’s Resources, part of the University Advising and Academic Success Center, offers tutoring and workshops covering time management, memory techniques, note-taking and more.

The Building Connections mentorship program focuses on assisting students in their transition to WIU. Students are paired with faculty and staff members who facilitate individual meetings to discuss campus connections, resources, and more.

WIU’s Career Development Center assists students with career navigation, cover letter review, job and internship searching, mock interviews, interview assistance, resume, writing and building.

WE BELIEVE IN YOUR POTENTIAL

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Housing & Dining wiu.edu/housing

Take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and live on campus. Choose from double or single room styles—see examples below and on our Housing website. Choose your roommate through Roommate Matching. Events and activities help you meet lifelong friends.

Living Learning Communities Living Learning Communities allow you to live on a floor with students who share an area of interest: Agriculture

Centennial Honors College

ROTC

Broadcasting & Journalism

CLASS (Community of Liberal Arts & Sciences)

STEM

Business Studies

Fine Arts

Transfer Year Experience

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Lincoln-Washington double

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THOMPSON HALL


LIVE LIFE ON CAMPUS

THOMPSON HALL ROOM

Campus Dining 4 Convenience Stores | 3 Restaurants | 2 Dining Centers | 1 Coffee Shop Access your meal plan using your WIU ID card. Flexible locations and an ‘a la carte’ structure mean you can eat anywhere on campus and only pay for what you eat.

Dining Centers Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, WIU’s dining centers offer a great selection of fresh foods, student favorites and cuisine stations featuring inspired options from around the world.

Dividends

CORBIN-OLSON DINING CENTER

A conveniently located coffee shop and cyber café located in Stipes 118, Dividends offers specialty coffee drinks and Simply to Go sandwiches, salads and parfaits. You can also find our incredibly popular Walkin’ Tacos for lunch.

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Multicultural Centers

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Casa Latina Cultural Center

LGBT*QA Resource Center

wiu.edu/casa

wiu.edu/lgbtqa

Explore ethnic identity development, social justice, community outreach, cultural expression and professional networking. Choose from six student organizations and participate in Latinx Heritage Month, Dia de los Muertos, Calle Murray and more.

Connect with resources, support and programs for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer/Questioning, Asexual/Ally (LGBT*QA) students. Participate in organizations like Unity and activities like The Big Picture Picnic, Camp OUT, Trans* Day of Remembrance, Pride Month and more.

Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center

Women’s Center

wiu.edu/gbcc

wiu.edu/wc

The center promotes student success through Black cultural awareness, academic achievement and social advocacy. Choose from eight student organizations and participate in Taste of Africa, Black History Month, Feel Good Fridays and more.

The center empowers and celebrates women, and welcomes students of all genders. Join five organizations and show your support at events like Love Your Body Day, Take Back the Night and more.


250+ STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS wiu.edu/studentlife

Academic | Fine Arts | Fraternities & Sororities | Leadership | Multicultural | Volunteer

Fraternities & Sororities

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INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL CHAPTERS

PANHELLENIC COUNCIL CHAPTERS

UNITED GREEK COUNCIL CHAPTERS

Student Recreation Center

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SPORT CLUBS

$1,000 CLUB SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP

FREE FITNESS CENTER

CLASSES, CLUBS & AQUATICS

Sport Clubs Badminton Club

Equestrian Show Team

Men's Soccer

Ultimate Frisbee

Baseball Club

Mixed Martial Arts Club

Water Polo

Bowling Club

Live Action Role Playing Network

Outdoorsman's Club

Women's Rugby Football Club

E-sports (Western Electronic Gaming Association)

Men's Club Volleyball Men's Lacrosse

Paintball

Women's Volleyball Club

Equestrian Club

Men's Rugby Football Club

Running Club

Wrestling Club

Tennis Club

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Athletics

goleathernecks.com

Division I Athletics With 62 conference championships and nine NCAA Division I football playoff appearances in the books, WIU Athletics offers students seven venues to support their Fighting Leathernecks, where you get in free with just a student ID.

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Baseball

Soccer (M/W)

Basketball (M/W)

Softball

Cross Country (M/W)

Tennis (W)

Football

Track & Field (M/W)

Golf (M/W)

Volleyball


I was impressed with the hands-on

Western is a family. Everybody is close.

opportunities the broadcasting department offers,

The staff is helpful. And the students are a

and I enjoyed the up-close look at campus. I feel

diverse population where anybody can fit in.

WIU offers much more than other schools.

Devin Brooks, Senior

Tatum Butler-Hill ’20

St. Louis, MO, Broadcasting

There are so many opportunities here for

Aurora, IL, Social Work

Western has been the best four years of my

students—from getting involved in organizations and

life, and I finally feel like I found a place where I

taking on leadership roles, to internships, professional

belong.

conferences and the ability to conduct student research. Make the most of your time!

Grant Reed ’19

Macomb, Agriculture

Delilah Sanders, Senior

Springfield, IL, Political Science

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SAT Test Code: 1900 ACT Test Code: 1158

Become a Leatherneck Apply Apply online at wiu.edu/apply. Admission is test optional—SAT/ACT scores are not required. Pay $30 application fee or send fee waiver

Freshmen 2.75+ GPA on a 4.0 scale You will be admitted. 2.0-2.74 GPA on a 4.0 scale Your application will be reviewed and additional information may be requested.

Military Service Send DD-214 or certificate of basic training

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Transfer

wiu.edu/transfer

24+ credits 2.0+ cumulative college GPA Good standing at the last school attended Less than 24 credits 2.0+ cumulative college GPA Good standing at the last school attended Meet freshman requirements Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Apply for TAG prior to earning 30 credit hours and receive transfer guidance from WIU along with guaranteed transfer admission once you meet the criteria above. Send transcripts from each institution you have attended and any work in progress (such as a course schedule)


Western Commitment Scholarships Awards for incoming freshmen are determined by GPA. Calculate your award at wiu.edu/westerncommitment.

3.9+ GPA

$8,000 annually

3.6+ GPA

$6,000 annually

3.3+ GPA

$3,000 annually

Scholarship Deadlines Visit wiu.edu/scholarships for scholarship applications and additional degree-based opportunities.

Alumni Legacy Scholarships • $1,500 renewable award for freshmen and transfer students • Child or grandchild of a WIU graduate

Chicago Leatherneck Scholarships • $1,000 renewable award for freshmen • Resident of Boone, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee,

Kendall, Lake, McHenry or Will counties in Illinois, or resident of Lake or Porter counties in Indiana

Leatherneck Book Awards • $1,200 renewable award for freshmen towards books and supplies in the WIU bookstore

Tuition & Fees

Annual Cost to Attend Macomb $21,524 total • $11,724 tuition & fees • $9,800 room & board Estimates are for a full-time, new student who enrolls in 15 credit hours for fall and spring terms and chooses a double room. All costs are subject to change by action of the WIU Board of Trustees.

Online $11,724 tuition & fees Use the cost calculator to determine your cost at wiu.edu/costs.

Cost Guarantee wiu.edu/costguarantee

WIU is the only Illinois public university to lock in your tuition, fee, room and meal plan rates for four years.

No Out-Of-State Tuition WIU offers in-state tuition rates to all U.S. students.

Financial Aid wiu.edu/fa | WIU Code: 001780 FAFSA opens October 1. If eligible, file early to ensure maximum consideration.

• Eligible for a federal Pell grant

Leatherneck Visitor Scholarships • $1,000 one-time award for freshmen and transfer students • Attend a visit event with Undergraduate Admissions

Local Leatherneck Housing Scholarships • $3,000 one-time award for freshmen and transfer students to-

wards on-campus housing • Resident of Adams, Brown, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Schuyler or Warren counties in Illinois

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships • $1,000 one-time award for freshmen and transfer students • Provide a certificate or transcript showing PTK membership

St. Louis Leatherneck Scholarships • $1,000 renewable award for freshmen • Resident of Madison, Monroe or St. Clair counties in Illinois, or

resident of Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Louis county and St. Louis city in Missouri

Transfer Admission Guarantee Scholarships • $1,000 one-time award for transfer students • Complete and comply with the TAG participation agreement • Can enroll part-time or full-time in WIU courses

Transfer Commitment Scholarships • $2,500 renewable award for transfer students • Earn a 2.5+ cumulative GPA and 24+ transferable credits • Can enroll part-time or full-time in WIU courses

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VISIT MACOMB Experience the small-town charm Inside Macomb, you will find the perfect home away from home – big enough to have boutique shopping, locally-owned restaurants loved by students and alumni, and a variety of entertainment and culture but small enough to make you and your family feel like an important part of a welcoming community. The region offers opportunities for outdoor recreation, a chance to learn about the rich local history and a long list of other activities to fill your free time.

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Don’t miss these Macomb favorites ▶ Labor Day celebrations in surrounding communities

▶ Historical markers for stops by Abraham Lincoln

▶ Macomb Balloon Rally in September

▶ Spring Lake Park

▶ Moon Over Macomb—harvest celebration ▶ Dickens on the Square holiday celebration

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▶ Argyle Lake State Park ▶ Downtown outdoor sculpture exhibits


Western Illinois University provides a learner-centered approach to education that prepares students for success. Our encouraging and compassionate faculty, staff, and administration firmly believe in where our students’ potential will take them. With strength and determination, the Western community comes together to create a dynamic learning environment that fosters and encourages each student’s individual goals for Amtrak their future. As a result, our Bring Your Carnot only leave with a students degree but with the confidence Go West to take on the world, no matter where their passions take them. amtrak.com

Twice-daily round-trip service to and from Chicago’s Union Station, Macomb and Quincy, IL.

All students can bring a car to campus. A parking permit is $60/year.

wiu.edu/gowest

Free bus transportation around campus and Macomb. GO WEST is the only unlimited access bus system in the state of Illinois.

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Accreditations:Western Illinois University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. In addition, many of its departments and schools are accredited by professional agencies, including the following:Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc.;American Speech-Language-Hearing Association;The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering;The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International; Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; Commission on English Language Program Accreditation; Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs; Council on Social Work Education; Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET; Iowa College Student Aid Commission; Masters of Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council; National Association of Schools of Art and Design; National Association of Schools of Music; National Association of Schools of Theatre; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements; and National Recreation and Park Association.Western Illinois University is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).As such, the University’s distance learning program follows policies and standards that are overseen by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements and administered by four regional higher education compacts. For additional information, please visit http://nc-sara.org. Western Illinois University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, age, religion, genetic information, or veteran status, in its programs and activities, including employment and admission. Contact Stephanie Kinkaid,Title IX Coordinator and Director of Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at titleix@wiu.edu

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Undergraduate Admissions

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2020 Western Illinois University On-Campus Viewbook  

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