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

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1501 W Bradley Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3096767611
Fax: 3096772797
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Bradley University at the 304th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

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

N/A

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

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to BU is easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1070-1270 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 22 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Bradley University is 25. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1501 W BRADLEY AVE, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001. To gather more information, they can call them at (309) 676-7611.

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

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to BU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $48,990. The average annual tuition cost ($34,610), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,940), and budget for other expenses ($2,240) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

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

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by BU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,940 per year. The average meal plan at BU costs around $4,480 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 49% male and 51% female students.

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

The financial aid department of Bradley University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,810, whereas the financial aid is $17,472. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,626, while the institutional aid is $17,472. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Bradley University amount to $1,134,047 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $11,143,677.

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