Macomb, IL
Western Illinois University


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Recent Reviews

Rachel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it! Overall everyone is super kind and friendly and the staff is always there to help! The school also provides extrac...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love it! Overall everyone is super kind and friendly and the staff is always there to help! The school also provides extracurricular events that students can attend and have a good time. For example, they usually host a concert every year for a very low cost of 10$ and it is a great time!

Aaron
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois University is a premier institution. Despite the financial struggle of the state of Illinois, WIU continues...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois University is a premier institution. Despite the financial struggle of the state of Illinois, WIU continues to bring in outstanding faculty that clearly love their field and their job. When it comes to student life, There are so many organizations that any student could find at least two to get heavily involved in. The university is also extremely military friendly and all political ideologies are respected and discussed. The facilities could use some work, but the administration continues to put the limited budget into more important aspects of student life (such as outstanding faculty, student organization funding, and campus safety) I'm proud to be a Leatherneck and wouldn't go anywhere else! Neck up!

Destiny
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My first semester I wasn’t really up for the college life, but going into second semester I realized Western is very fun and ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My first semester I wasn’t really up for the college life, but going into second semester I realized Western is very fun and I plan to stay all 4 years and partake in what Western has to offer. Western has so many organizations and events that you will never get bored.

Michelle
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy attending classes at Western Illinois University. The instructors are friendly and helpful. My adviser is great. I li...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy attending classes at Western Illinois University. The instructors are friendly and helpful. My adviser is great. I live an hour from the campus, and my adviser helps me work my schedule to minimize my commuting days. The students are friendly. I'm impressed by the willingness to smile and say hello. The library has 6 floors - 2 of which are quiet study floors. There's various opportunities to get involved with countless clubs. I'm really glad I chose this university rather than a much larger one.

Demarco
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I honestly believe WIU is a great school the only thing i think needs to improve is school spirit. Sporting events gets next ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I honestly believe WIU is a great school the only thing i think needs to improve is school spirit. Sporting events gets next to no support. I am a huge sporting fan so its kind of sad to see that the sports teams get no support from its own school. Other than that i would recommend my school to any and everyone!!

J'Len
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a nice school if you are looking for a decent college experience with bare minimum city/town exploration. The food and d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a nice school if you are looking for a decent college experience with bare minimum city/town exploration. The food and dorms are not great, but bearable. If you can make it past your first year you should be set because the dorms are very similar as you move into the upper class-men dorms- and of course the food is about the same. The factor that will play a big part in you appreciating the school is the people you'll meet. Everyone here is aware of the conditions but appreciative of them and the community created in them.

Tyler
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois has a very tight niche of people that would be attracted. The average person looking in would not see much. ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois has a very tight niche of people that would be attracted. The average person looking in would not see much. This campus is respectable in size but the dullness and small town feel is not for everyone. Isolation is something to keep in mind when coming to this school.

Erin
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Very good college to attend. Affordable yet still good for academics. A lot of financial aid was provided to me and a few sch...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Very good college to attend. Affordable yet still good for academics. A lot of financial aid was provided to me and a few scholarships making this school affordable. I have made many friends here that I plan on keeping around even after graduation. College friends are for life.

Kylee
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I love Western and I am so happy it is my home away from home. The people are wonderful and always willing to help and there'...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Western and I am so happy it is my home away from home. The people are wonderful and always willing to help and there's always ways to get involved. I have found a very supportive community here between my professors and the advisors I have acquired throughout my time here.

Matthew
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois has some befits and plenty of flaws. If you enjoy partying, this is the school for you. But if your intent i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Illinois has some befits and plenty of flaws. If you enjoy partying, this is the school for you. But if your intent is to have a motivational community, go somewhere else. Most of the students here are only here to have fun and don't take school seriously.

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  • 8,543
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $12,382
  • Acceptance rate
  • 59%

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