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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$30
Undergrad Application Fee
$30
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Address:
1 University Circle Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 295-1414
General Site: www.wiu.edu

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • WIU student
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Just as you would for any school: keep documents, remember the names of the people you spoke with (administrators), and come in with an open mind. Depending on where you're from (small town or big city) coming to Western will be a major adjustment. The people here are pretty open minded, its really what you make of it.

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  • Lisa from Macomb, IL
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    If you like the inner city you may struggle living in Macomb. I absolutely loved it and the campus offers enough activities to keep students busy but many people complain that there is not enough to do in Macomb. It all depends on your perspective. Also, food is pricey in the dorms, but don't be afraid to speak up about it and talk to the catering staff because they are very willing to listen and work to make students happy. Also, don't ignore your teachers. They are all great people who truly want to help you in every way. I loved the faculty and staff and Western. Remember that they can be a reference for you and that they often have many ties to the field you are entering. Lastly, take advantage of the activities and JOIN THINGS! They have tons of exercise classes at the rec. They also have a sauna, hot tub, pool, and racquetball courts. Side note: Join mud volleyball in the fall

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