Western Illinois University

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#61 Overall Score: 71 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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Bachelor's Program Overview

Western Illinois University, a public institution, has been offering online bachelor's degree programs since 1998-1999. When applying for the online programs at Western Illinois University, it's important to note that the deadline is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1998-1999
Total enrollment 754
2013-2014 Tuition $280 per credit (out-of-state)
Application deadline Rolling
Admissions URL http://www.wiu.edu/bgs
Admissions e-mail jm-wilson3@wiu.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 75
Student Engagement score 65
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 8
Faculty Credentials and Training score 84
Student Services and Technology rank 229
Student Services and Technology score 27


Application deadline (U.S. residents) Rolling
Application deadline (international students) Rolling
Priority application deadline N/A
Admissions website http://www.wiu.edu/bgs
Director of admissions Joani Wilson
Admissions phone (309) 298-1929
Admissions email jm-wilson3@wiu.edu
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No

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Maximum class size 40
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 191
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 22
Average online teaching experience N/A
Five most popular majors
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Yes, online students take different classes than on campus students
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. N/A
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Student Body

Total enrollment 754
Student gender distribution
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New entrants who are first-time freshmen N/A
Average student age 30

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Technology & Support

Required Internet speed N/A
Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $280
Tuition for international students (per credit) N/A
Financial aid available Both institutional and federal aid are available

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