About Bradley University
On Campus Housing
Bradley University is a private not-for-profit university headquartered at Peoria, Illinois. It was founded by Lydia Moss Bradley as a watchmaking school slowly, including the traditional courses and in 1897, it opened Bradley Polytechnic Institute. At present, it consists of 8 schools and colleges.
It is a midsized university with 84 acres of campus offering education to more than 5,000 students coming from all the states of the U.S. and 33 other countries.
It offers 185 undergraduate and graduate programs across different fields. It is a top-ranked university in Peoria and is offering students with a library, secured campus, food courts, recreation centers and athletics for their overall development.
University's acceptance rate is 70% and the student-faculty ratio is 12:1.
The retention rate is 87% and the graduation rate is 74%.
Online Education at Bradley University
It consists of online tools such as Bmail, FSmail, Sakai, MyBU, and directory to help the students access university related information and also to contact professors and fellow students. Online students can access the course related information attend the lectures, videos, submit the assignments and projects online.
According to several sources, the following are some of the reviews.
The campus is welcoming to the new and transfer students.
The academics in the campus are industry aligned.
It offers the required infrastructure for the students to excel.
It offers financial aid to students with ease as compared to other universities.
The advisors and faculty are supportive and experienced.
The rankings are taken from US News and World Report.
The university is ranked in the range of 118 to 154 in 'Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs'.
It is ranked 6th in the 'Regional Universities-Midwest'.
It is ranked 5th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans' and 'Best Value Schools'.
It ranked 14 in Most innovative schools and Best Undergraduate teaching
It ranked 26th for 'Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$74,073 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized and PLUS loans, and Federal Work-Study are the Federal Aids available for the students.
Bradley Grant is the Institutional Grant available.
Bradley University Institutional Scholarships are Caterpillar Employee dependents, Phi Theta Kappa, Legacy, Deans, and Transfer Scholarships.
State-Specific Scholarship and IL MAP Grant are the State Aids available for the students and Post 9/11 GI Bill is the Military Aid offered.
98% of the students are receiving Federal, State or Institutional aids, $26,773 is the average aid amount awarded a grant or scholarship.
Bradley University federal school code is 001641.