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Western Illinois University Application Now Ongoing

Western Illinois University, a public University is located in Illinois, Macomb USA with an on-demand undergraduate and graduate program that accommodates aspiring students from around the World.

Committed to standard student service and exceptional activities in the School environment for growth, development and brilliant learning experiences for international Students, WIU has been successful in enhancing students’ growth every year.

Globally recognized all around the World for its short programs, Global studies, National and International Partnerships, scholarships and rich cultural values, WIU is a place where students process their Immigration Visa with assistance, making studying easy and engaging. With a state of the Art Library and Sorority life style, Western Illinois University has made Studying and living a life time experience for students.

Application for international Students for spring 2023 starts on June 16th, 2022.

Application fee is $30

Immigration Information

Students are required to have detailed information about the type of VISA to apply for;

F-1 students

J-1 students

J- Visa or Visiting Scholar Visa

Faculty staff Visa

Offering Programs like;

  • Internships
  • Volunteering
  • Semester Abroad
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aids
  • Outreaches
  • Youth Programs

Western Illinois University offers study Programs for International students all around the World, from Arica to India.

Here is the Undergraduate, graduate and Integrated Degree Programs for International Students;

  • Accountancy
  • Nursing
  • Theatre Arts                                                      
  • Economics (Bachelor of Arts and Business)
  • Biology (Bachelor of science)                                     
  • Chemistry
  • Physics (Bachelor of sciences)                                                   
  • Engineering Technology
  • Applied Statistics                                             
  • Business
  • Civil Engineering                                              
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science                                          
  • Cyber Security
  • Anthropology
  • Broadcasting and Journalism
  • Finance
  • Foreign Languages
  • Construction and facilities Management
  • Geology
  • Health services management
  • Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (Bachelor of Sciences)
  • Meteorology
  • Nutrition and Food service
  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Social Worker
  • Supply Chain Management

Certificate Programs

Also, some Art certificate programs are available for students which can be done online or onsite;

Visual design Undergraduate Certificate           

Providing students with an introduction to language of design and the theories, using design tools like color Theory, Graphic Principles and design Art theory.

User experience Undergraduate certificate

Fundamental knowledge in Design and Art Theory, UI Visual design and Prototyping.

3-D Arts Undergraduate Certificate

Students’ courses include Model creation; have basic 3-D foundation in the Media aspects.

Cost of Study for International Students

To study in Western Illinois University, International Students must have minimum amount of money for at least one academic year.

Scholarships for international Students

Presidential Scholarships; awards 100 percent of tuition fees, room and meal plan for FRESHMEN

Western commitment Scholarships: Awards $3,000, $76,000 or $8,000 per year based on your grades

Leatherneck Visitor Scholarships; Awards $1,000 if you attend an event with Undergraduate Admissions

Alumni Legacy scholarships: Awards $1,500 per year to children and grandchildren or WUI graduates.

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee – $16,000

Room and Board – $10,000

Miscellaneous – $4,000

Transfer Students

Tuition fees = $16,700

Room and Board – $7,700

Miscellaneous – $4,000

Graduate students

Tuition fees = $11,700

Room and Board – $7,700

Miscellaneous – $3,950

Academic calendar

Spring Semester

Registration opens January and closes August, 2022

Summer Session

Registration opens May 16th

Memorial Day – May 30th

Pre-session Classes – May 31st

Pre-session End – June 3rd

Work session begins – June 6th

Juneteenth National Independence Day – June 20th

Classes resume – June 21st

Work session end – July 1st

Independence Day – July 4th

Classes resume – July 5th

Admission Requirements

Freshmen;

  • Applicants should have a reasonable score in TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or ITEP.
  • Applicants should have completed a minimum of two years in full time study at their country
  • Applicants should have a degree if going for the Masters Programme

TOEFL requirement scores for Students;

Program                               Toefl

Accounting                          79

Chemistry                            71

Communication                   92

English                               100

Math                                    72

MBA                                     79

MLAS                                   92          

Museum Studies                 100

Music                                   79

Nursing                                83

Who can apply?

Students from countries like Australia, Dominica, Nigeria, South Africa, Sierra Leone, The Philippines, Zimbabwe, Turks, Ireland, Cameron, Ghana,  New Zealand, Barbados, Canada, Angola, Liberia, Kenya, Grenada, Guyana, India, British Virgin islands, Gambia, Kitts- Nevis, Helena, caicos island, Zambia, Jamaica, Anguilla, Barbuda, Belize, Barbados, etc.

Scholarship Programs;

Western Illinois University awards Scholarships per session or semester at $4000 -$8000. To qualify for these scholarships, one must meet the following criteria:

  • Students can choose to be enrolled in the online studies
  • Students that are enrolled in the summer school
  • Students that are not under an NGO sponsorship program
  • Students with a 3.0 or 3.5 cumulative G.P.A for undergraduate and graduates
  • Students that are newly admitted
  • Students receiving a graduate assistantship
  • Students who are recently transferred
  • Students who are eligible for a 50% semester award
  • Students who are in the Undergraduate Regional Diversity Scholarship
  • Students in the County Pioneer Scholarship
  • Students under the Rodney and Bertha Fink International women’s Scholarship
  • Students under the Bessie Meyers Scholarship

Recruitments Agencies

To offer assistance to International students, Western Illinois University has reached out to a list of agents who assist with the admission and immigration process of aspiring students. Acquiring the services of recruitment representatives to provide stress-free assistance, aiding their process. Here are a few of the recruitment agencies;

Tara International Education

Address; Aradhana complex

Bagbazar, Nepal.

Blue chip Study USA

Vastra Vagen, 5, 475 42 Hono

Gothengurg, Sweden

United States

66 West Flagler Street, Ste, 900

Miami, FL 33130

Africa, Nigeria

AMA DOVE Nigeria Limited

3rd Floor, No 3 Awolowo way

Opp Ikeja L.G. Council

Lagos, Nigeria

Mafit Study

77, Obafemi Awolowo Way

Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Edutech Chicago

841 Carroll rd.

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Abacus Overseas Education Advisors

301, 3rd Floor, Mg estates, Beside Model House

Above Samsung Showroom

BN Overseas Educational Services

Sar Sahib Centre, Opp Gate No 2 Narinder Cinema

Jalandher India

EEC – Enbee Education Centre Private Limited

EEC Centre, Procure complex, GSRTC Bus Station

Nizampura Main Road

Vadodara Gujarat, Indai

Geebee Education

27, Vaswasni mansions, 5th Floor,

Dishaw vaccha Road, Opp K C College

Churchgate, Mumbai

Song Min Young Global Education, Inc

46 Nonheyeon- ro 151 gil

Gangnam-gu, Seoul Korea 06312

Beijing Prepare Educ. And Technology Company

27 B CITIC Building Tower A No.19

Jianguomenwai Daije Chaoyang District

Beijing, China

Exelle Education Group

Flat no 103, Sai kalian residency

Srinivasa Nagar bank Colony,

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

Gurukul Overseas

Ms, Aditya Tallapally, President

726 Elmond Ct,

Rochester Hills, MI 48307

IAEC Consultants Pvt. Ltd

402, 4th Floor, Gurupartha estates, Opp, 1

Petro; Pump, Beside YMCA

Narayanguda, Hyderabad

50029 Telengana, India

TR (Texas Review) Training and Consulting services

401 afzia Towers, opp Lifestyle, beside meena bazaar,

Begumpet Flyover

Hyderabad, India

AMV Consultancy Services Trading Co.

Floor 6, IDD Building,

111 Ly Chinh Thang Street, District 3

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ms Natalie Nguyen.

Benefits of Studying in Western Illinois University

  • Low cost of living
  • Scholarships and Tuition Waivers
  • Exposure to lots of outdoor activities
  • Immigration and travel assistance
  • Airport pick ups
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Career assistance
  • International Friendship clubs for assistance
  • Have access to service preparations in education, Health, Environment, Agriculture, Youth Development, and Community Development.
  • Learn foreign languages
  • Workers compensation
  • Tax deferred options
  • Educational assistance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement

How to apply;

Application Process:

To begin the application process for graduate and undergraduate programs, applicants need the following;

  • A copy of passport
  • Passport Photograph
  • Transcripts for Undergraduate
  • Non-native English speaking applicants should write and submit any of the following’ IELTS, TOEFL, ITEP, PTE.
  • Full academic record for Graduate students
  • A non-refundable application fee

The faculty and departments are dedicated to ease of education as they focus on helping both local and International students become successful.

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