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Bradley University

Peoria, IL

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Overview

Bradley University is a Comprehensive institution located in Peoria, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL  61625
United States
Contact Dr. Justin Ball
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@bradley.edu
Phone: 309-677-1000
Fax: 309-677-2797

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Selling Skills And Sales Operations Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Telecommunications Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Sports Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Psychology Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
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Rhetoric And Composition/writing Studies, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Business Services, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,202
Applied
7,476
Accepted
4,574
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

6,066
Females Applied
4,403
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,136
Males Applied
3,073
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.82
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Audition required of music majors and recommended for theatre majors, portfolio recommended for art majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan October 15th Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 630
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,060
Private
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Fees

420
Full-time student fees
11,280
Room & board
6,520
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

25,844
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,139
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,418
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,072
Avg. Loan Aid
12,930
Avg. Grant Aid
20,869
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,574
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.75%
Black or African American 7.22%
White or Caucasian 69.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 4.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.5%
Other 1.77%

Gender

Male (49.04%)
Female (50.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 54%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Late Night BU, Student Organization Fair and Taste of Bradley

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Activities Council of Bradley University, CRU (Campus Christian group), Fraternity/Sorority Life, Service on Saturday and Alpha Phi Omega (Coed Service)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency text messaging, mass notification/emergency communication system in 20 academic buildings

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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