StudentsReview :: Western Illinois University (Criminal) - WIU Undergraduate Ratings
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Arizona State University -- Tempe, AZ
Alabama State University -- Montgomery, AL
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

Western Illinois University

Criminal Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 7/2
Student Surveys
(in Criminal)
Males: 5, Females: 4
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.8

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.9 High
Actual difficulty:2.7 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


I decided to write a positive comment on here after coming across all of the negativity for people who are thinking about attending WIU. The people wh...
LEJA major and I love the department! Every class here has some kind of direct involvement with law enforcement around the state and Midwest. To fini...
Terrible school. Middle of no where and every staff member is a total asshole to you. I feel like I'm becoming less intelligent the more I stay at thi...
Western Illinios is an excellent education for the money the size of the university makes it possible for interaction between students and faculty. Pr...
This school is terrible. It is a dangerous school plain and simple. My friend had a gun pulled on him just for looking at a kid the wrong way. The c...
If you are looking for a total big time social party hour, do not go to WIU, go to U of IL or ISU. WIU has a small 'party circle', limited social gro...
I am an LEJA Major. I was very attracted to this school because of the price and the faculty. Some of the posts on here are pretty negative, probably...
I've completed one year at WIU thus far. I love it! The people are friendly and very approachable. I've met some of the greatest people and professors...
Western allowed me to do well in the classroom, however by my senior year, I really disliked being here, most of the girls are very overweight and don...
I'm going to be a sophomore at Western this year. My freshman year was awesome. Parties were great, there are a lot of really attractive girls who pre...
College is a good thing, don't get me wrong, in fact I think The proffs at Western are Highly underrated. We just got screwed is all, when we went to ...
Compare WIUSave WIU

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→