Q: How many students live on campus?
There are approximately 5,400 students at Bradley and over 90% of freshmen live on campus.
Q: What majors does Bradley offer?
The five colleges that make up Bradley University offer more than 185 academic programs. For a complete list, click here.
Q: Where is Bradley located?
Bradley's campus is located in the residential "West Bluff" neighborhood of Peoria, Illinois. Peoria is the largest metropolitan area in downstate Illinois with a metro-population of 350,000. The campus is located one mile from downtown and eight miles from the greater Peoria airport. For information on how to find us, click here.
Q: When should a student apply for admission?
Bradley admits students on a rolling admission basis beginning October 1. The admission review process typically takes between 3 and 4 weeks. Most students apply for admission between September 1 and January 1, which allows students to finalize their college plans well in advance of the May 1 National Candidate Reply deadline. Applications are reviewed until the class is filled.
Q: What are the admissions requirements at Bradley?
We encourage students to apply who feel that they can demonstrate both the academic ability to succeed and the potential to contribute to the total educational experience at Bradley. While our students perform above national averages in strong college preparation curriculums, we do not have a stated minimum rank, grade point average (GPA), or ACT or SAT score. We also recognize that rank and GPA can only be considered meaningful in the context of the quality of the high school attended and the classes that a student takes. It is also very important to our admissions review committee that our students balance academic ability with the other qualities that lead to success at Bradley. Social skills, communications skills, leadership, community service, and unique experiences are important qualities in our admission and scholarship review. Finally, different academic areas have different admission requirements.
Q: What is the cost of tuition, room and board per year?
Tuition, room, board and fees total $42,130 for the 2015-2016 school year.
Q: Can freshman students have cars on campus?
Yes, any Bradley student may park a car on campus provided that they purchase a parking permit and park in approved parking lots and decks. Information on purchasing a parking permit will be provided at summer orientation and additional general information on parking is available here. Parking