67%

Acceptance Rate

$20,186

Avg.Financial Aid

001641

FAFSA Code

About Bradley University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,882

Website

www.bradley.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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. 

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Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

1501 W Bradley Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3096767611
Fax: 3096767611
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Rankings

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'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

67%

SAT Range

1090 - 1290

ACT Range

23 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,084

Average Annual Cost

$33,360

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$400

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,620

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,240

Total One Year Cost

$47,820

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$783

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Mechanical Engineering

98 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

88 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

83 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

67 Graduates

Psychology, General

61 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

52 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

42 Graduates

Computer Science

36 Graduates

Marketing

34 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

33 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

33 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

29 Graduates

Civil Engineering

27 Graduates

Construction Engineering

26 Graduates

Manufacturing Engineering

25 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

25 Graduates

Social Work

25 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

24 Graduates

Computer Engineering

23 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

22 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

20 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

18 Graduates

Graphic Communications

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

18 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

17 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

17 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

16 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

13 Graduates

International Business

13 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Journalism

10 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

10 Graduates

Sociology

10 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

9 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

8 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

8 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

8 Graduates

Music

8 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

7 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

4 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

3 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

3 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

2 Graduates

Literature

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,606

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

24%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

2% Unknown

7% Black

10% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

21%

Out Of State

78%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 86% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

86%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,140/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,480/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,480/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Kaboom!

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

126

Total Female Athletes

101

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

29

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$22,375

$29,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$232 - 301

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,186

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,935

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,602

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,007

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$30,029

$30K - $48K

$27,517

$48K - $75K

$23,323

$75K - $110K

$19,012

> $110K

$14,415

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,134,047

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,143,677

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.

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