Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
3.97 Average Rating

Originally founded as a watch-making school by Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897, Bradley University is a private institution in central Illinois. Bradley confers bachelor’s degrees in over 185 academic areas of study. Throughout the year, Bradley programs a number of all-campus social activities through its Late Night BU series including paintball, fencing, and glow-in-the-dark mini golf. For sports fans, BU fields 13 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Braves.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
77%
Out-Of-State Students
22%
0
100
71%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,882
Total Number of Undergrads
4,606
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
60%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
78%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,084
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$34,610
Out-of-State Tuition
$34,610
0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,186
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
240
Size of Town
Small city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Peoria
Saint Louis
New York
Denver
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
78%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
bradley gives a well-rounded education. the campus is beautiful and everything is easily accessible. the students, faculty, staff, and professors are nice and always willing to give a helping hand.
Megan from Lake Zurich, IL
Bradley is a fantastic college for those looking for a warm, inviting classroom atmosphere. The professors are always willing to sit with their students, one-on-one, to halp them reach their fullest potential. At Bradley, the opportunities for success are endless.
Thomas from Oak Forest, IL

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