Western Illinois University

#2025 / #587
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About Western Illinois University

According to Wikipedia, Western Illinois University is a public university in Macomb, Illinois. It was founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. As the normal school grew, it became Western Illinois State Teachers College.

Western Illinois University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
7,603 67% 46% 1050 21

How Much Does Western Illinois University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$13,669

How Much Do Western Illinois University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Western Illinois University, then you can expect to earn an average of $47,500 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Western Illinois University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
6,661 5,545 1,116

Where is Western Illinois University?

Western Illinois University is located at 1 University Circle, Macomb IL 61455

How Safe is Western Illinois University?

Western Illinois University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Macomb has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Western Illinois University Known For?

Western Illinois University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Western Illinois University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Western Illinois University's Most Influential Alumni?

Western Illinois University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Western Illinois University's most famous alumni:

Robert Nardelli
An American businessman.
Mary Matalin
Mary Matalin
An American political consultant.
John Rosemond
John Rosemond
An American writer.
Dan K. Webb
Dan K. Webb
An American lawyer.
Paul Vallas
An American politician and school administrator.
Mark Konkol
An American journalist.
Michael Shonrock
Michael Shonrock
A President of Emporia State University.
Dot Richardson
A Softball player.
Jeremy Schoemaker
Jeremy Schoemaker
An American SEO consultant.
Jason Tanamor
Jason Tanamor
A Filipino-American Author and Writer.
Caryl M. Stern
Caryl M. Stern
An American businessman.
Mark Tatge
Mark Tatge
An American journalist.