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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 06/30/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1390
(309) 298-1414 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Jack Thomas, President
Name change notes: Western Illinois State Normal School to Western Illinois State Teachers College (1921) to Western Illinois University
HLC Institution ID: 1170
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 01/01/1913

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2010 - 2011

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2020 - 2021

Last Date of Information Change: 05/05/2015

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters, Specialist, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 8,607   1,038
Graduate: 838   975
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   0  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 67   2,217
Masters Degrees 34   587
Specialist Degrees 2   17
Doctoral Degrees 2   6
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 26   47

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 06/25/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus - Moline, IL;
    Additional Locations:   John G. Shedd Aquarium - Chicago, IL; University Center at Lake County - Grayslake, IL; Lombard Police Department - Lombard, IL; Palatine Police Department - Palatine, IL; Peoria Manual High School - Peoria, IL; Schaumburg Police Department - Schaumburg, IL; Franklin Middle School - Springfield, IL; Washington Middle School - Springfield, IL; Vernon Hills Police Department - Vernon Hills, IL; Central Intermediate School - Washington, IL;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Figge Art Museum - Davenport, IA;
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.