Overall, Western Illinois University is known for being a fairly selective selective school. The school receives about 7,300 applications every admission cycle . With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 57 percent which equates to about 4,100 students being accepted to the institution. Annually, 22 percent of the 4,100 students who received the acceptance letter from Western Illinois University decided to attend. The institution tends to have 38 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 61 percent who are women. When the year commences, about 55 percent of those accepted women chose Western Illinois University and 44 percent were males. The undergraduate application fee imposes by Western Illinois University is $30. To apply at Western Illinois University, you are required to present these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is suggested that applicants have completions of a college-preparatory program and a Secondary school rank. First-year students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Western Illinois University when filling out the application. Most often, an ACT score of 18 - 25 or a 950 - 1,150 SAT score is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
7,302
Male 2,835
Female 4,467

 

Acceptance
4,137
Male 1,624
Female 2,513

 

Enrollment Total
895
Male 400
Female 495


Acceptance Rate
56.7%
Male
57.3%
Female
56.3%

 

Yield
21.6%
Male
24.6%
Female
19.7%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$30


Graduate

$30



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school rank

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