Western Illinois University: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief review of Western Illinois University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Western Illinois University admission criteria are somewhat competitive; in 2015-16 this school accepted 60% of those who apply.

The college doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Western Illinois University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Western Illinois University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Western Illinois University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is a necessary stage of the application process at Western Illinois University. 97 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 17 to 24 on Composite, from 17 to 24 on English, and from 16 to 25 on Math. Thus, if you got a score above 23 in ACT Composite, 23 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math - this will most likely get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
16
21
23

ACT English
16
21
23

ACT Math
15
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(309)
295-1414
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Western Illinois University, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (309) 295-1414 or check Western Illinois University Website

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