Western Illinois University Int’l Student Enrollment for Fall 2021 'Highest in 30 Years'

By Neha Kumari Updated On - Sep 21, 2021 09:16 AM

Western Illinois University is witnessing the highest internation student enrollment in 30 years. For its Fall term 2021, the university has enrolled more than 650 international students.

Western Illinois University has seen a significant rise in international student enrollment in 2021. According to the officials of the school, the university enrolled more than 650 international students for the Fall 2021 term which is the highest number in the past 30 years. There is also an increase in attendance by international students. The overall enrollment at the WIU for Fall 2021 remains stable with 2346 new students joining the university.  

The administration of the university is looking forward to expanding the global market to boost its attendance. The new Vice President for Enrollment Management, Amber Schultz says that the university is committed to making WIU a diverse and accessible campus. He also said that the long term goal of the university is to see a 20% increase in enrollment by 2027. 

WIU President Guiyou Huang thanked everyone who played a role in increasing the new student enrollment in Fall Term 2021. He said that after joining as a President at EIU in January 2021, his main initiative was to enhance the enrollment and recruitment management strategies. The university is on the way to achieving the goals of increasing the number of students enrollment who wish to study at WIU. said, Huang

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About Western Illinois University

Founded in 1899, Western Illinois University (WIU) is a public university in  Macomb, Illinois, United States. WIU offers 100 innovative undergraduates, graduate degree programmes,  integrated programmes, pre-professional programmes, and certificate programmes. The university has four academic colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business & Technology, Education & Human Services and Fine Arts & Communication. 

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Source: www.wiu.edu/news

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