Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves more than 12,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and as a top tier Regional University (Midwest) by U.S. News and World Report, WIU offers 64 undergraduates programs, 36 graduate programs, 10 pre-professional degree programs, 17 post-baccalaureate certificate programs, two post-master's certificates and one doctoral program to students from 93 counties in Illinois, 43 states and 63 countries. Western's campuses are dedicated to providing quality, accessible and affordable education. The WIU-Macomb and Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. The four core values at the heart of WIU are academic excellence, educational opportunity, personal growth and social responsibility. WIU's Cost Guarantee program ensures that students pay a fixed rate for tuition, fees, plus room and board. WIU remains the only university in Illinois to guarantee the cost for tuition, fees and room and board over a four-year period at both the undergraduate and graduate level.