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 Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL

1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

General information:(309)295-1414
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Town: Remote
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:12,554(10,520 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $9,617 $10,149 $10,719 -5%
Out-of-state $13,006 $13,758 $14,543 -5%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,642 $8,138 $8,460 -4%
Other $3,233 $2,998 $3,041 -1%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $21,692 $22,485 $23,420 -4%
Off Campus $10,817 $11,349 $11,919 0%
Off Campus with Family $10,817 $11,349 $11,919 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $25,081 $26,094 $27,244 -4%
Off Campus $14,206 $14,958 $15,743 -7%
Off Campus with Family $14,206 $14,958 $15,743 -7%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,026
In-state fees $2,811
Out-of-state tuition $10,538
Out-of-state fees $2,811
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan X
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,559
In-state fee $2,540
Out-of-state tuition $13,117
Out-of-state fees $2,540
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,351 77% --
Grant or scholarship aid 905 52% $7,884,479 $8,712
Federal grants 662 38% $3,282,317 $4,958
Pell grants 655 37% $2,764,950 $4,221
Other federal grants 489 28% $517,367 $1,058
State/local government grant or scholarships 632 36% $2,836,599 $4,488
Institutional grants or scholarships 788 45% $1,765,563 $2,241
Student loan aid 1,168 67% $8,247,530 $7,061
Federal student loans 1,165 67% $6,998,833 $6,008
Other student loans 125 7% $1,248,697 $9,990
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 5,735 55% $43,696,053 $7,619
Pell grants 3,899 37% $16,624,533 $4,264
Federal student loans 6,660 64% $47,703,078 $7,163

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $12,287 $13,479 $14,133
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $10,054 $11,621 $11,415
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,527 $13,675 $13,830
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,111 $17,872 $18,082
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,114 $20,003 $21,083
$110,001 and more $19,183 $20,699 $21,579

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

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Fall 2011
Total enrollment 12,554
Undergraduate enrollment 10,520
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,301
Graduate enrollment 2,034
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$30

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,731 4,327 5,404
Percent admitted 66% 66% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 66% 23% 18%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 0 0%
ACT 1925 98%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading . .
SAT Math . .
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 59 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 9762
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1214
Football 106-
Golf 1414
Soccer 3330
Softball -20
Swimming and Diving 1814
Tennis 98
Volleyball -15

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission07/01/1987 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission06/08/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission03/17/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/28/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission03/17/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission06/25/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission10/17/2011 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1978 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/24/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/20/2010 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1979 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/2001 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1984 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/2001 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1913 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

10/12/2006 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

12/01/1979 - 10/12/2006Pre-Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

09/09/1975 - 05/31/2004Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

09/09/1975 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

10/16/2010 Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

English Language

12/01/2001 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

01/01/2010 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1961 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

07/01/2009 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations115110 153
Liquor law violations207227331
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 91100101
Liquor law violations 135161131
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 788
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 010
Robbery 112
Aggravated assault 101
Burglary 374578
Motor vehicle theft 001
Arson 011
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 788
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 010
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 344375
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 011
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Postbaccalaureate certificate
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agriculture, General0---
Category total92---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies3---
Women's Studies3---
Category total7---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General026-0
Zoology/Animal Biology---16
Category total9626-16
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting018--
Business Administration and Management, General248--
Business/Managerial Economics1---
Construction Management80---
Finance, General1---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General0---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0---
Management Information Systems, General0---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1---
Category total39666--
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production0---
Category total41---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism1---
Radio and Television012--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1---
Category total15812--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications9---
Computer and Information Sciences, General136--
Category total3136--
Education Colleges
Bilingual and Multilingual Education4---
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-22--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-36--
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other--7-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-44--
Educational/Instructional Technology022--
Elementary Education and Teaching14531--
Health Teacher Education619--
Reading Teacher Education-44--
Secondary Education and Teaching-1--
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-20--
Special Education and Teaching, General3210--
Superintendency and Educational System Administration-16--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor---2
Category total19826572
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General2---
Category total2---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering Technology, General24---
Industrial Technology/Technician00--
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician09--
Category total249--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General214--
Category total3814--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General1---
Category total75---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature3---
Spanish Language and Literature14---
Category total29---
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer13---
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist2---
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General017--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management10---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse18---
Category total6117--
History Colleges
History, General111--
Category total4911--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration221-1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other1---
Category total35221-1
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies271---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other12---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies178--
Category total3008--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General---1
Mathematics, General05--
Category total175-1
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Gerontology-0--
Museology/Museum Studies-17-1
Category total-17-1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other23---
Kinesiology and Exercise Science120--
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General023--
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-26--
Category total13769--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy2---
Religion/Religious Studies0---
Category total10---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General219--
Chemistry, Other5---
Geology/Earth Science, General5---
Meteorology15---
Physics, General08--
Category total4427--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General1512--
School Psychology-6--
Category total11018--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Community Organization and Advocacy---0
Social Work61---
Category total61--0
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology2---
Economics, General215--
Geography05-2
Geography, Other---0
Political Science and Government, General516--
Sociology1210--
Category total9646-2
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General1---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General06--
Fine/Studio Arts, General5---
Music Performance, General23---
Music, General09--
Visual and Performing Arts, Other4---
Category total6415--
Grand total80682723