Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
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Western Illinois University Review

A- Excellent
4.125 Based on 4 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Western Illinois University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

482 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art/Art Studies, General
 
16
 
 
 
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
 
5
 
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
29
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
11
20
 
 
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
19
 
 
Education, General
 
 
3
 
 
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
 
 
 
 
19
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
29
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
20
2
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
32
27
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
20
14
 
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
21
 
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
 
21
2
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
3
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
17
4
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
10
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
9
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
7
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
14
7
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
62
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
30
 
 
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
 
 
5
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
4
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

417 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
5
 
 
 
Community Organization and Advocacy
 
 
4
1
 
History, General
 
18
6
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
157
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
 
4
 
 
 
Museology/Museum Studies
 
 
19
0
 
Philosophy
 
5
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
22
7
 
 
Psychology, General
 
73
15
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
2
 
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
5
 
 
Social Work
 
50
 
 
 
Sociology
 
17
6
 
 
Women's Studies
 
1
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

307 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
50
19
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
45
42
0
 
Business Statistics
 
0
 
16
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
3
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
3
14
 
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
 
5
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
23
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
18
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
38
 
2
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
29
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

177 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
63
25
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
8
12
 
 
Chemistry, Other
 
12
 
 
 
Geography
 
3
4
2
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
8
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
6
8
 
 
Meteorology
 
2
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
3
11
 
 
Statistics, General
 
 
8
 
 
Zoology/Animal Biology
 
 
 
2
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

150 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
14
 
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
2
 
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
12
 
 
 
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
1
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
20
 
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
45
22
 
 
Public Health Education and Promotion
 
7
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
27
 
 
 

115 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
29
66
 
 
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
3
 
 
 
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
 
11
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
6
 
 
 

109 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agriculture, General
 
109
 
 
 

79 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
8
 
 
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
56
14
1
 

69 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Engineering Technology, General
 
35
 
 
 
Engineering, General
 
8
 
 
 
Environmental Science
 
 
 
 
0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
20
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
6
 
 
 

55 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
6
2
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
4
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
26
 
 
 
Music, General
 
 
9
2
 
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
 
6
 
 
 

53 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
 
4
 
 
 
Journalism
 
9
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
37
3
 
 

32 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
 
27
 
 
 
Fashion Merchandising
 
5
 
 
 

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Check out the online programs offered at Western Illinois University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
 
 
Economics, General
 
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Fire Services Administration
 
 
 
 
Geography
 
 
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
 
 
 
 
Music, General
 
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Sociology
 
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (English Language Western Illinois University English as a Second Language (WESL) Program)
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

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    law enforcement administration, Class of 1977

    Classes are taught by professors who have actually worked in law enforcement

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA, Class of 2002

    I did on-line classes and never attended at the university. I needed a bachelors degree to be come a pharmaceutical rep and this was cheaper than getting my BSN. I am a RN w/ and ADN from John Wood Community College.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work and Psychology, Class of 1995

    Volunteer opportunities and internship helped implement what we learned in the classroom.

    3 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.25 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    law enforcement administration, Class of 1977

    Midwestern values, mostly pig farmers and police

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Philosophy B.A., Class of 1984

    diverse, middle class, primarily white, Chicago suburban students

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work and Psychology, Class of 1995

    Many from the Chicago area. A diverse ethnic group. Ratio to men vs women was about equal.

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    law enforcement administration, Class of 1977

    Very adequate, mid-size campus. My dining hall was at the top of my dorm(18th floor) providing a wonderful view to enhance the dining experience.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work and Psychology, Class of 1995

    There was a computer lab in each dorm. The library was very nice. Each dorm also had a dining hall.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.75 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    law enforcement administration, Class of 1977

    Greek life and parties at the nearby lake

    4 Rated January 2016

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