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COLLEGE PROFILE

Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agriculture, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Meteorology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesHomeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, arts and sciences/clinical laboratory science; general studies/chiropractic with Palmer College of Chiropractic
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty632
Part-Time Faculty47
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateNot accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,081,754
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus632
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education, Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Distance Education Development
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Student Affairs
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Writing
  • Zoology
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Environmental Sciences
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.05 2.88 510 440 21
Low 2.50 2.50 510 440 17
High 3.80 3.26 510 440 26
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