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Students at Western Illinois University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 80 responses
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  • It varies depending on the person
    31%
  • Average
    20%
  • Kind
    14%
  • Accepting
    9%
  • Courteous
    8%
  • Polite
    8%
  • Obnoxious
    6%
Female Undergrads
51%
Male Undergrads
49%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    93%
  • Out-of-State
    6%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    33%
  • 20-21
    38%
  • 22-24
    19%
  • Over 25
    9%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    38%
  • $30k-$48k
    17%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    14%
  • $110k+
    16%

Ethnic Diversity

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56%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.108 responses
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48%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).108 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    21%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    60%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 53 responses
  • Republican
    6%
  • Democratic
    53%
  • Independent
    8%
  • Other party not mentioned
    2%
  • I don't care about politics
    32%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 108 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    4%
  • Liberal
    14%
  • Moderate
    30%
  • Conservative
    4%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    46%
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