In 2016, 2,961 people graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Illinois University. 51.8% of these graduates were women, and 48.2% were men. The majority of graduating students were White (2,060 graduates), meaning that there were 6.8 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 303 graduates.
The median undergraduate tuition at Western Illinois University is $8,596, which is $1,605 more than the national median of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,894, which is 150% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,605 more than the national median $6,991.
The median in-state tuition at Western Illinois University is $8,596, which is $1,605 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,894, which is 150% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,482 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.
After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,463.
In 2016, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.
Western Illinois University received 10,191 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.31% annual decline. Out of those 10,191 applicants, 6,059 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.5% acceptance rate.
There were 10,373 students enrolled at Western Illinois University in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.
Western Illinois University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.
Western Illinois University has a total enrollment of 10,373 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Illinois University is 8,360 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,013. This means that 80.6% of students enrolled at Western Illinois University are enrolled full-time.
The enrolled student population at Western Illinois University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.4%White, 18%Black or African American, 10.2%Hispanic or Latino, 2.59%Two or More Races, 0.94%Asian, 0.12%American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05%Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.
Students enrolled at Western Illinois University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority WhiteMale (22.3%), followed by WhiteFemale (20.1%) and Black or African AmericanFemale (9.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority WhiteFemale (2.55%), followed by WhiteMale (1.68%) and Black or African AmericanMale (0.25%).
In 2016, 105 more women than men graduated from Western Illinois University. The majority of students graduating from Western Illinois University are White. These 2,060 graduates mean that there were 6.8 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 303 graduates.
Western Illinois University has an endowment valued at nearly $43M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $144,469 (0.34%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.
In 2015, Western Illinois University had a total expenditure of $313M. Of that $313M, they spent $129M on salaries and $97.4M on benefits.
Western Illinois University employs 218Professors, 160Associate professors, and 137Assistant professors. Most academics at Western Illinois University are MaleProfessors (151), MaleAssociate professors (91), and FemaleAssistant professors (76).
The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Illinois University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 246 employees, Service, with 223 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 186 employees.