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Western Illinois University

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Your Combined ACT:
*** reported for attending students
Your Chances at WIU
(on ACT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
4,487
6,067
# Admitted
2,665
3,595
% Admitted
59.4%
59.3%
% Overall
59.3%

Students who got into WIU:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (7), Grades (6), Sports/Extracurriculars (0), College Essay (1)
It's pretty easy to get in, super easy ifMay 18 2015Criminal
It's pretty easy to get in, super easy if you went to community college first. Just make sure you study and have school pride! If all you care about is a degree, then please go to another school!

Go Leathernecks!!!
Male

They will let anyone inMar 05 2015Criminal
They will let anyone in. They don't care. All they want is money
Male
You don't really have to much of anything toFeb 14 2013Other
You don't really have to much of anything to get into this school (except call and continuously visit the admissions counselors until one of them decides to grace you with the honor of actually counseling you and guiding you through the admissions process) that should have been my first clue this was going to be a bad experience. I must be a glutton for punishment.
Female
I really didn't do as much as I wantedMar 09 2012Undecided
I really didn't do as much as I wanted but at WIU there are sooo many activities, there is something for everybody, and if you don't see anything that you think is for you, you can always come up with an activity.
ACT: 20 Female
I had a 21 on my ACT and a 2Dec 11 2011Other
I had a 21 on my ACT and a 2.3 GPA in high school. It's not hard to get in. If you dont meet either the GPA minimum which is a 2.5 or the ACT minimum which is a 21, you will still get in under a program called Academic Services. All that means is you are on "warning" and you have to meet with your advisor 8 times a semester and you can't rush a fraternity or sorority. It's not a big deal at all. A lot of people are on probation or warning and they get off of it pretty fast. To get off of probation/warning, you need to complete 24 credit hours and have a 2.5 GPA minimum.
ACT: 21 Female
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