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Western Illinois University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,235 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,541 tuition
$9,580 on campus room & board
$1,410 books and supplies
$2,704 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$22,235 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,541 tuition
$9,580 on campus room & board
$1,410 books and supplies
$2,704 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,731 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,846 avg)
47% get state aid ($4,243 avg)
69% get institn'l aid ($3,731 avg)
74% get loans ($7,888 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

$11,157,983
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,035 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,846 52%
Pell Grants $4,564 52%
Other Federal Grants $986 15%
Institution Grant Aid $3,731 69%
State Grant Aid $4,243 47%
Student Loans $7,888 74%
Federal Loans $6,793 74%
Other Loans $10,992 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414
http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/financial_aid/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Atalia from Springfield, IL
  • Mar-09-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I was fortunate enough to be able to get a scholarship because I wouldn't afford it Western without it. That doesn't mean Western is an expensive school because to be honest, it's pretty average. They offer so much that the price is pretty reasonable.

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  • 1
  • vicky
  • Apr-28-2016 I am a current student here

    very expensive, they ask for too much every semester which made me go broke before the first semester ended.

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  • 5
  • Joshua from Belvidere, IL
  • Feb-04-2016 I am a current student here

    I'm getting a great education for a lower price than most insitutions. I have no regret giving this school my money because they have given me opportunities that make me feel like my life is on track more than it's ever been.

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  • 5
  • Andrew from Harvel, IL
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    I definitely think I get more than what I pay for. There's so much going on and so many organizations to join, you just have to get involved.

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