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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

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

1 University Circle Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 295-1414
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Western Illinois University
  • Located in Macomb, IL
  • Public
  • 11,094 students enrolled
  • 66% admitted
  • $8,406 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Atalia from Springfield, IL
  • Mar-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I feel like if you are interested in going to Western, definitely take a college trip up to Macomb at different times of the year. When I first visited Western Illinois, it was during the winter, and man was it cold! It definitely felt colder than being down south in Illinois, but it can be so amazingly hot during the summer! Also, you want to know if you are comfortable with the size of the town. Realize that online shopping will become your bestfriend.

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  • vicky
  • Apr-28-2016 I am a current student here

    ever heard of the "freshman 15"? well it's not the year, but how much weight freshman gain from their first year of college. this is the first time you're away from home and the food, but college contains various amounts of food. but, be very careful because colleges intend to have fast food everywhere to make you buy it all. eat what you like, but make sure you're active and join many clubs and a sport to keep yourself fit.

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  • Samantha from Wood River, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    WIU is great place for people who are ready to go away for school. the community is great and all of the programs here are hands on. the professors are easy to talk to and are always willing to help make you a better student. There are tons of great clubs and organizations you can join and you get to meet a lot of great people.

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