Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
3.97 Average Rating

Bradley University was founded by Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897 and graduated its first student, Cora Unland, in 1898. This “Great School for a Great Price” according to U.S. News & World Report is located in Peoria, IL, about an hour Northwest of Bloomington and 3 hours Southwest of Chicago. Bradley was awarded the Innovation in Leadership of Business Education Award by the AACSB, as well as the Presidential “E” Award by the Department of Commerce.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
77%
Out of State Students
22%
0
100
70%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1163
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. October 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,844
Total Number of Undergrads
4,649
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
51%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
74%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$25,857
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$31,740
Out-of-State Tuition
$31,740
0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,195
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
240
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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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 is an amazing school with a beautiful campus. The professors and staff are always looking for ways to help the students succeed. There are so many resources to use in order to have a wonderful college experience as well as finding careers after college.
Niyah from Chicago, IL
Bradley is very welcoming. The firs time I stepped foot on campus, I knew this was the college I wanted to attend. There are so many things to do and look forward to.
Stephanie from Tinley Park, IL

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