Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition

All 2014-15 charges and fees have received final approval by the University's Board of Trustees.

Full Time Charges 2014-2015

Tuition (12-16 credit hours per semester) $30,500
Room & Board $9,420
Activity & Health Fee $344
TOTAL $40,264

These expenses comprise the direct costs of attending Bradley University. Some courses may require additional course fees. Credit hours in excess of 16 per semester result in additional charges of $720/hr. The amount you will spend on books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses, will average an additional $3,000.

Part Time Charges 2014-2015

1–7 hrs. $810/sem. hr.
7 1/2–11 1/2 hrs. $940/sem. hr.

Summer and J-Term 2014-2015

Summer 2014 $780/sem. hr.
J-Term 2015 $810/sem. hr.
Summer 2015 $810/sem. hr.

Summer includes:
          • May Interim (3-week)
          • May Interim (8-week)
          • Summer 1
          • Summer 2

Other Fees

Activity fee

$85/sem. - all undergraduate students with 9 hours or more
$25/sem. - all graduate students except Doctor of Physical Therapy and Executive MBA

Health fee

$87/sem. (for all students with 7 hours or more)

Applied music fee

Full-time students $175; Part-time students $275 per hour.

Engineering tuition surcharge

A surcharge of $50 per semester hour will be assessed for all classes taught under the direction of the College of Engineering and Technology.

Class and lab fees

Please consult your instructor regarding various additional fees (e.g. art fees, chemistry breakage fees, etc.)

Excess hours

With the exception of the courses noted below, any credit hours in excess of 16 will be charged at the rate of $720 per credit hour.

Credit courses for which no charge is made if they cause excess hours:
Music 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 309, 310, 327, 328, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 375, 376; HON 100, 101; LAS 101, 305; EHS 120, 305; CFA 100, 101, 305; THE 107, 108, 207, 208, 307, 308, 407, 408.

Graduate Tuition

2014-15 charges and fees have received final approval by the University's Board of Trustees.

Traditional Graduate Programs 2014-2015

Tuition $810/sem. hr.
Activity Fee

$50/yr. ($25/sem.)

Doctor of Physical Therapy-Fall 2014 Cohort

Tuition $63,000

Executive MBA-Fall 2014 Cohort

Tuition $68,000

Master of Liberal Studies 2014-2015

Tuition $440/sem. hr.
Activity Fee $50/yr. ($25/sem.)

Dietetics Certificate Program 2014-2015

Tuition $15,000 Annually

Accelerated BSN Program 2015-2016

Tuition $35,000



Registration process fee

A $50 registration processing fee is assessed on students whose initial registrations occur after the semester's first payment due date and students who re-register after their classes are dropped for failure to make payment arrangements by the first payment date.

Late payment fee

A $25 fee is assessed on DPP payments made more than three days past due date. A $40 fee is assessed on MIPP payments made more than three days past the due date. 

Audited class fee

Any admitted undergraduate or graduate student, full or part time, pays the same fee to audit a course as to take the course for credit. Fees are not included in tuition charged at registration. Audit forms are available from the college deans or the Registrar's Office beginning the first day of classes.

Proficiency exams and department exams


Vehicle registration/parking fee

2014-15 Parking rates have not yet been announced.