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Academic Rigor
4.0909
Dorm Life
3.6569
Food and Dining
3.5922
Bang for the buck
4.1897
Clubs and Activities
4.3962
Greek Life
4.0000
Campus Safety
4.5614
Most Helpful Review for Western Illinois University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Debi from Farmington, IL
  • 29 out of 34 people found this review helpful

-Apply for housing early. The earlier you apply, the more likely you are to get your first choice of dorms

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  • wilnesha - chicago , il
  • Jun-06-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    the school is actually wonderful from what i experienced. the school life is very active and never has a dull moment, even the learning is creative but educational. i would do a lot of things just to attend this school in the fall of 2017

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  • m from fox lake, il
  • May-03-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    wiu is willing to work with you to make the transition from high school to college effortless. on paper i enjoyed everything about it but it wasn't until i visited that i realized i found the place i would be spending my next four years.

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

    western illinois is a small campus with the great law enforcement program. they obtain many activities on campus, but students don't apply to them as much. the school is diverse with many students and faculty, and the classes have a maximum of 30-45 students.

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

    Everyday is a great day to be a leatherneck! I am very involved here at the school and have made great memories and have made great connections!!

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  • Joshua from Belvidere, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Has a small town feel but still feels like home. One thing I will say is everyone here is super nice, which surprised me very much. I would just be walking down on campus and some random person would say hi to me.

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  • Kayla from Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    I knew as I stepped foot on Western's Campus I would Fall in love. They definitely Meet/ Respect your needs and truly care about you as a living being not just a number.

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  • Margarita from Cicero, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Western is a place where the school and community come together. It is a place that opens you up to opportunity. Overall a great place for someone to learn and grow as a person.

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  • Christina from Oak Lawn, IL
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    I really enjoy being here at Western Illinois University. There is always something for the students to do either on campus or off campus and almost everything that there is to do for our students is little or no cost to them. We also have an amazing teaching program that I am currently in.

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  • Brittany from Alvin, IL
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    Western Illinois is a great University for many different reasons. It's a very diverse school with many great opportunities. I highly recommend Western Illinois University because of its ability to allow one to achieve many different things.

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  • Korey from Carpentersville, IL
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    It was all so different but in a good way! I felt as if I were finally home and surrounded by people that love this college. I was very pleased with my overall choice of deciding Western.

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