Western Illinois University

About Us


Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and as one of 36 public universities ranked a "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University serves nearly 9,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois.

The University provides 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.

For more information about employment and benefits, please contact the WIU Human Resources Office, telephone (309) 298-1971.