Western Illinois University has 7,599 undergraduate students, of which 51 percent are women and 49 percent are men, and a total student body of 9,441 students. Of these students, 273 men and 196 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.
This total does not include students playing intramural sports.
According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.
The sports at Western Illinois University with the most participants are all track combined (139), football (105) and soccer (57).