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#971 Overall Influence #642 Desirability Rank

Western Illinois University

University

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,603

Acceptance

67%

Graduation Rate

46%

Median SAT Score

1050

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,712

Fees (in-state)

$4,392

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$47,500

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

7K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1 University Circle, Macomb IL 61455

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

9 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100K

Violent Crime

4 per 100K

What is Western Illinois University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#353 World Rank
Literature
#664 World Rank
Business
#1066 World Rank
Education
#799 World Rank
History
#701 World Rank
Communications
#1387 World Rank
Political Science
#1857 World Rank
Medical
#1377 World Rank
Computer Science
#1990 World Rank
Biology
#923 World Rank
Psychology
#3233 World Rank
Engineering
#1562 World Rank
Philosophy
#716 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1313 World Rank
Nursing
#1416 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#827 World Rank
Anthropology
#2703 World Rank
Mathematics
#2525 World Rank
Economics
#3020 World Rank
Chemistry
#1599 World Rank
Sociology
#1754 World Rank
Social Work
#5139 World Rank
Physics

Other areas of influence

#907 World Rank
Law
#3952 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

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 Literature, Business, and Communications

Ceola Clark III

American basketball player

Rod Bockenfeld

American politician from Colorado

Scott E Guimond

Researcher

Stanley R. Johnson

American economist

Reece Sailer

American entomologist

Joe Taylor

American football coach

Ted Eck

American soccer player

Ahmet Kenan Tanrıkulu

Turkish politician

Frank Wood

American politician, Iowa

Mike Smiddy

Illinois politician

Timothy H. Osmond

American politician

Peter Mueller

Football