Graduate Tuition & Fees

Traditional Graduate Programs 2024-2025

Tuition $1,090/sem. hr.
University Fee $820

These expenses comprise the direct costs of attending Bradley University. Some courses may require additional course fees. The amount you will spend on books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses, will average an additional $3,440.

*Subject to approval by Bradley University Board of Trustees

Additional Graduate Programs 2024-2025

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Tuition $780/sem. hr.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Tuition $81,000
3 year program

University Fees

Activity Fee

This fee funds programming for all students and supports approved student organization hosted programs such as Late Night BU, Club Sports, Activities Council, and the Special Event Reserve Fund.

$25/sem. - all graduate students except Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy

Health Center Fee

Bradley Health and Counseling Services exists to provide primary health and counseling care for Bradley students. All continuing students are eligible to use the health services on a year-round basis so long as they remain enrolled at the Institution and pay the health fee.

$135/sem. (for all students with 7 hours or more)

Technology Fee

This fee goes toward acquiring, installing, and maintaining technologies and resources at the university level that further advance student success through digital access, an enhanced learning environment, academic innovation, and improved infrastructure and operations.

$250/sem. – students registered in a given semester for four credit hours or more as a graduate student

Course-Related Fees

Course Fees and Course Surcharges can be found in the Schedule of Classes.

Business tuition surcharge

$20 per credit hour for all undergraduate classes taught under the direction of the College of Business.

$25 per credit hour for all graduate classes taught under the direction of the College of Business.

Engineering tuition surcharge

$50 per semester hour for all classes taught under the direction of the College of Engineering and Technology.

Nursing simulation

$50 per course will be assessed on the following: NUR 307, 309, 315, 317, 403, 409, 411, 413, 417.

$100 per course will be assessed on the following: NUR 207.

Program Fees

For certain classes, there are fees that cover the expense of materials and supplies that are specific to that program.

Game Design

$250/sem. - all graduate students

Other Fees

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.

Late payment fee

A $50 Late Payment Fee will be assessed to all payments received after the Installment Payment due date.

Payment Return Policy

For a payment to Bradley, by check or online, or a check cashed by a student, the student's billing account will be charged for the returned payment. A $40 processing fee will be applied for NSF checks or online payments, closed accounts and online "unable to locate accounts". Notice will be provided to the student of the payment status. Payment is expected immediately after the notification of the returned check or online payment. In addition, a hold will be placed on the student's account in Student Billing.

Proficiency exams and department exams


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.

Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance is designed to help families budget for their direct and indirect expenses at Bradley. For information about expenses included in the Graduate Cost of Attendance, please visit our Graduate Cost Of Attendance (COA) page.