Western Illinois University

Category: Small public | State: IL

About Western Illinois University

Located in the heart of the Midwest, Western Illinois University was established in 1899 in the safe and friendly community of Macomb. The Macomb campus offers a residential campus to students including free bus services. A non-residential campus is also located in Moline, Illinois. WIU has a long tradition of student success and focuses on its core values: academic excellence, educational opportunity, personal growth and social responsibility. WIU offers 65 baccalaureate degrees, 38 graduate degrees and 2 doctoral degrees. WIU's campuses are comprised of a diverse faculty and state-of-the-art technology and facilities. WIU provides exceptional educational opportunities for all students.

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Why you should attend?

Western Illinois University strives to provide educational opportunities at a reasonable cost to all students. WIU prides itself in supporting all branches of the military in every way possible. The Veterans Resource Center provides streamlined services and resources in a centralized location to ensure all veterans, national guard members, reservists and active duty personnel receive individual assistance with any question or concern they may encounter. To meet the needs of military personnel, the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program is available entirely online and is flexible. All of WIU's online programs and courses are available at the in-state tuition rate.


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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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