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Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

According to its mission statement, "Western Illinois University empowers students, faculty, and staff to lead dynamic and diverse communities. [They] provide student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs characterized by innovative teaching, research, and service, grounded in multidisciplinary, regional and global perspectives. [They] engage our students in educational opportunities guided by a professional and diverse faculty and staff in collaboration with alumni and community partners." [Source]

Website: http://www.wiu.edu/

C

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5,394
Undergraduate
Enrollment
32%
4-Year
Graduation Rate

In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

13:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/12/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.