Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University Reviews

Based on 16 Reviews
1 University Circle Macomb, IL
College Review
Activities and GroupsA-
Career PreparationA-
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
380
26
11
Fire Services Administration
6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
0
Art/art Studies, General
14
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
1
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
23
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
16
14
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
22
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
30
Educational/instructional Technology
4
25
1
Elementary Education and Teaching
65
24
English Language and Literature, General
24
18
0
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
1
French Language and Literature
4
French Language Teacher Education
0
General Studies
0
Health Teacher Education
0
13
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
26
4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
12
Reading Teacher Education
35
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
12
Spanish Language and Literature
20
Spanish Language Teacher Education
0
Special Education and Teaching, General
18
12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
92
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
30
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
14
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
5
0
Anthropology
9
Community Organization and Advocacy
0
4
History, General
25
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
239
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General
13
Museology/museum Studies
16
0
Philosophy
3
Political Science and Government, General
39
14
Psychology, General
100
13
Religion/religious Studies
0
School Psychology
7
Social Work
46
Sociology
21
2
Women's Studies
3
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
61
15
Business Administration and Management, General
61
29
0
Business Statistics
1
Business/managerial Economics
10
Economics, General
2
10
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
75
Finance, General
30
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
19
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
26
0
Marketing/marketing Management, General
55
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/biological Sciences, General
80
15
Chemistry, General
10
12
Chemistry, Other
15
Geography
6
1
1
Geology/earth Science, General
11
Mathematics, General
10
9
Meteorology
6
Physics, General
6
18
Statistics, General
0
Zoology/animal Biology
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
10
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
1
Dietetics/dietitian
0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
19
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
77
15
Public Health Education and Promotion
3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
28
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agriculture, General
106
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
0
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
79
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
28
Journalism
17
Radio and Television
33
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
10
8
Fine/studio Arts, General
2
Music Performance, General
30
Music, General
2
14
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
23
34
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
6
Information Technology
12
Management Information Systems, General
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
46
Fashion Merchandising
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Engineering
10
Engineering Technology, General
29
Environmental Science
0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Western Illinois University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
Educational/instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse

*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.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
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
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
law enforcement administration, Class of 1977
Greek life and parties at the nearby lake
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 2002
N/A
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy B.A., Class of 1984
sports, greek system
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work and Psychology, Class of 1995
Not sure
Rated January 2016
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?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
law enforcement administration, Class of 1977
Classes are taught by professors who have actually worked in law enforcement
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.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy B.A., Class of 1984
Good liberal arts education
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work and Psychology, Class of 1995
Volunteer opportunities and internship helped implement what we learned in the classroom.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
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.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 2002
N/A
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy B.A., Class of 1984
good
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.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
law enforcement administration, Class of 1977
Midwestern values, mostly pig farmers and police
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 2002
N/A
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy B.A., Class of 1984
diverse, middle class, primarily white, Chicago suburban students
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.
Rated January 2016