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Western Illinois University

Department of Biological Sciences

Macomb, IL

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Western Illinois University

Overview

Western Illinois University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Macomb, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Environmental GIS
(Certificate) Zoo and aquarium studies
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
18
Accepted
12
Enrolled
90%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.99%
Black or African American 1.49%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.99%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Location & Contact

Address 1 University Circle
Macomb, IL  61455-1390
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Musser
Chairperson
Phone: 309-298-1546