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Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Founded in 1899, Western Illinois University is a public 4-year institution. It is located in town of Macomb, Illinois. It offers subjects such as journalism and management. It offers students eight certificates, 64 bachelors level degrees, 38 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level. 12,585 students sought degrees from the 80 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

Admission

8,398 students applied for admission to this school in 2010. This school admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 5,459 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

8,398 students applied for admission to this school in 2010. This school admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 5,459 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 64%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 12,585 students were enrolled at this school.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 12,585 students were enrolled at this school.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6293
  • Total Enrolled Female: 6293
  • Undergraduate Male: 5446
  • Undergraduate Female: 5028
  • Graduate Male: 844
  • Graduate Female: 1267

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 731 instructors. Approximately 90% of instructors are full-time, approximately 9% of teachers are part-time, and over half of the instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 731 instructors. Approximately 90% of instructors are full-time, approximately 9% of teachers are part-time, and over half of the instructors are men.

  • Male: 407
  • Female: 324
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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