International Application for Admission

Please note:

  • There is a nonrefundable $30 USD fee For new students submitting an application. We accept Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, Check Or Money Order. Credit And debit cards will be charged online. If you wish to pay by check Or money order (payable to Western Illinois University), you will be instructed during the online application process to print a payment voucher And mail it to us along with your application fee. Your application will not be processed until payment is received.
  • The deadline for submission of applications for Fall 2021 admission was March 31, 2021 at 12:00 am CST. Applications submitted on or after April 1, 2021 are eligible for Spring 2022 admission only and will be adjusted accordingly. Unfortunately, due to our exceedingly high volume, we will not be able to reply to inquiries regarding exceptions. We thank you for your understanding.
  • Your application and application fee is valid for two consecutive years from the first application date (e.g., Fall 2021 is valid through Fall 2023 semester). If you have applied within the last two years but did not attend, do not complete the online application. Instead, please submit the Request to Reactivate Application form.
  • Before continuing, please ensure that you are running the most current version of a forms-capable Internet browser. If necessary, download and install the most recent version of your browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox are highly recommended). We cannot be responsible for problems or delays caused by outdated or non-standard software.
  • All documents submitted become property of WIU and can not be returned to the applicant or sent to a third party.
  • Please read all instructions carefully. If you experience any technical difficulties with the on-line application, please contact webhelpdesk@wiu.edu for technical assistance. For any question about the status of your application please contact international-ed@wiu.edu.
Application Options:







If you applied within the last two years but did not attend.