- Notable alumni include retired chairman of Harley Davidson Inc., Richard Teerlink
- The campus features more than 70 buildings across 84 acres.
- Students can join one of 240 clubs and organizations.
Located just a mile from downtown Peoria, Illinois, Bradley University rests in the historic West Bluff neighborhood. The university is accredited by 22 national accrediting agencies along with the regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. Students enjoy a variety of online learning opportunities for graduate studies, which allows them to complete an advanced degree while continuing to work.
Bradley University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info
- Undergraduates: $44,380
- Graduate: $890 per credit hour
- Doctor of Physical Therapy: $72,000
Accreditation and Approvals
Bradley University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Many programs within the university boast specialized accreditation from agencies such as the American Chemical Society, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
Undergraduate applicants at Bradley University must submit an application, provide a written personal statement, submit high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores, complete an entrance examination, and submit letters of recommendation.
Graduate applicants at Bradley must complete an application; pay a $50 application fee; submit an admissions essay; provide letters of recommendation; a resume; GRE, GMAT, or MAT scores; and provide undergraduate transcripts.
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 12:1
- Percentage of students receiving scholarships or financial aid: 90%
- Date founded: 1897
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
- Full-Time Freshman Retention Rate: 87%
- Required Standardized Test(s): ACT or SAT for undergraduates and GRE, GMAT, or MAT for graduate students.
- Public/Private: Private University
- Acceptance Rate: 65.7%
- Graduation Rate: 73.8%
- Athletics: NCAA Division I
- Mascot: Kaboom!
- Colors: White and red
- Address: 1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL 61625
- Phone Number: (309) 676-7611
- Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram
Online Degrees Offered
Bradley University offers:
- Three online master's programs
- Two online doctoral programs