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Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University was established in 1899 in Macomb. The Macomb campus offers a traditional residential campus to students. A non-residential campus is also located in Moline, Illinois. Mission: Western Illinois University empowers students, faculty, and staff to lead dynamic and diverse communities. We provide student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs characterized by innovative teaching, research, and service, grounded in interdisciplinary, regional and global perspectives. We engage our students in educational opportunities guided by a professional and diverse faculty and staff in collaboration with alumni and community partners. WIU offers an outstanding variety of in-demand undergraduate and graduate programs, integrated programs, pre-professional programs, and certificate programs.

Website:

www.wiu.edu

Category:

Small public

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

37.01

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

84.09

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

89.38

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

100

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

94.44

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

95.12

Why you should attend?

Western Illinois University has a Veterans Resource Center (VRC) dedicated to meeting the needs of military/veteran students and dependents. Specifically, the VRC provides streamlined services in a centralized location to veterans, national guard members, reservists and active-duty personnel and their dependents. In particular, VRC provides assistance completing various forms/ applications for the G.I. Bill, Illinois Veterans Grant, Illinois National Guard Grant, Illinois MIA/POW Scholarship, Federal Tuition Assistance, Federal Student Aid programs, and/or military/veteran students and dependents dealing with a military activation/deployment; housing accommodations; requesting military records/ transcripts; community and outreach services; and health benefits.