Parents & Family Information
Parents and family members can play an important role in helping students select a college and in their success. The information here will help you guide your student through the Bradley experience.
Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.
The quality of the education your student receives is our highest priority. Learn about Bradley University's academic programs at these links:
Applying and Enrolling at Bradley
Here are a few links to help you and your student navigate the admissions process.
- Timeline for Applying
Early Choice (nonbinding) Priority Admission Regular Admission Apply July 1 - October 15 October 15 - December 1 December 1 - February 1 Notification August - November October - December December - March Scholarships Priority Scholarship Consideration Priority Scholarship Consideration Regular Scholarship Consideration Financial Award By November 15 December - February January - March
- Freshman Orientation
- Enrollment Checklist
Pursuing higher education is a significant investment. Bradley is committed to offering support to help your family manage the financial assistance process.
- Apply for Financial Assistance
- Billing Procedures
- Cost Calculator – Early Estimator
- Housing & Meal Plans
- Online Payment
- Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS Loans)
- Pay Enrollment Fee
- Payment Options
- Room and Board Rates
- Tuition & Fees
Health and Safety
Bradley University offers extensive services and resources for your student to stay safe and healthy.
- Food Services
- Health Center
- Health Forms
- Markin Recreation Center
- Public Safety and University Police
Parents Getting Involved
Where ever you live, there are opportunities for your family to get involved in the Bradley University experience. We hope to see you on campus often including your first visit with Admissions through Family Weekends, athletic events, plays and concerts to Graduation.
Support for Your Student
Bradley University is committed to the success of your student and provides resources in all areas of academic and student life.