Academic Profile for 2020

Four Year Graduation Rate
28%

Six Year Graduation Rate
46%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
54%

Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
65%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
934
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2019 school year

Students Total
6,751

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

Students Total
6,754

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Weekend/evening college


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University Quad Cities)
07/01/1987 - 08/11/2014
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Abingdon Senior High School)
06/08/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at John G. Shedd Aquarium)
03/17/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Figge Art Museum)
08/28/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Havana High School)
03/17/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Lombard Police Substation)
06/25/2010 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Quad Cities Riverfront Campus)
10/17/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Naperville Police Department)
08/01/1978 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Pekin Central School District)
08/24/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Ridgeview Elementary School)
09/20/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Sherrard Community School District)
08/01/1979 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Department of Corrections)
08/01/2001 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Franklin Middle School)
08/01/1984 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Springfield Police Academy)
08/01/2001 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Schaumburg Police Department)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Palatine Police Department)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Lombard Police Department)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Western Illinois University at Vernon Hills Police Department)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
10/12/2006 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
12/01/1979 - 10/12/2006
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs]
09/09/1975 - 05/31/2004
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
09/09/1975 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
10/16/2010 - Current
Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
[English Language (English Language Western Illinois University English as a Second Language (WESL) Program)]
12/01/2001 - Current
Accredited
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]
01/01/2010 - Current
Accredited
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]
09/01/1961 - Current
Accredited
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]
07/01/2009 - Current
Accredited
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]
01/01/1954 - Current
Accredited
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