Western Illinois University

Women's D1 Coach: Alisa Goler
7 / 10
6,754 Undergrads / 8,502 Students
4 / 10
$15,802 Net Price
7 / 10
57% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    The Summit League

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
33% / 51%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Davenport Iowa Area
  • Peoria Illinois Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Springfield Illinois Area
  • Rockford Illinois Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Bloomington/Normal Illinois Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Where Grads Work
  • Western Illinois University
  • John Deere
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • State Farm
  • US Army
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Allstate
  • Sodexo
  • Walgreens
  • State of Illinois
  • Walmart
  • AT&T
  • Dot Foods
  • OSF HealthCare
  • COUNTRY Financial
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Human Resources
  • Engineering
  • Military and Protective Services
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
470 - 570
17 - 25
17 - 25
18 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 7,302 2,835 4,467
% Admitted 57% 57% 56%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 25% 20%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (23%)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (21%)
Business (15%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (10%)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other (9%)
Communication & Journalism (6%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (6%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (5%)
Psychology, General (4%)
Psychology (4%)
Education (4%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (3%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General (3%)
Social Work (3%)
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$13,256
Books & Supplies$1,200
Cost of Living$9,800
Personal Expenses$2,292
Sticker Price$26,548

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

88% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship83%$9,941
Federal Grants53%$5,184
Pell Grants53%$4,862
Other Federal9%$1,874
State & Local Grants54%$4,663
Institutional Grants53%$5,715
Student Loans69%$7,247
Federal Loans69%$6,190
Other Loans8%$9,769

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $55.8 Million $6,562

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,830.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $18,000 $264

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with softball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,991 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,200

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.45 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 33% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 10 9
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault 1 1
Burglary 4 4
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
Arson 1 -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

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. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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