Bradley University

Peoria, IL

Bradley University

Peoria, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$35,480

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
29
25th
22
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,476
Declined 2,726
Total Received 10,202
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Private

4,750

undergraduate students

1,627

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bradley University, founded in 1897, is a private, independent university. Its 85-acre campus is located in Peoria, three hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,377
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational

85-acre, suburban campus in Peoria (population: 112,883), 75 miles from Springfield and 157 miles from Chicago. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Chicago; train serves Bloomington (40 miles) and Galesburg (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Bradley University
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL
61625

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
29
25th
22
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,476
Declined 2,726
Total Received 10,202

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,726

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,060
Room $6,520
Board $4,760
Additional fees $420
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $47,960
Average Financial Aid - $20,726
Total with Avg. Aid $27,234

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 309 677-3089
F: 309 677-2798
bufinaid@bradley.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bass fishing, billiards, fencing, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, running, soccer, sportsmen, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bass fishing, fencing, lacrosse, rock climbing, running, soccer, softball, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cricket, dodgeball, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Actuarial Science.
Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
Advertising.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Drawing.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
French Studies.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
General Literature.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Reproductive Biology.
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Selling Skills and Sales Operations.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Teacher Education.
Sports Communication.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Telecommunications Management.
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Health Professions
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,377

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

4,750
students

Female
50%
2,393

Male
50%
2,357

26%

1,627
students

Female
78%
1,264

Male
22%
363

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

4,577
students

Female
51%
2,327

Male
49%
2,250

4%

173
students

Female
38%
66

Male
62%
107

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented Bolivia
Canada
China
Ghana
Great Britain
Kuwait
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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