#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois

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Student Population
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Location Peoria, Illinois
Online bradley.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Bradley University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Peoria, Illinois, Bradley University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,209 prospective students applied, and 7,489 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,090 enrolled in the school.  4,839 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,043 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $33,360 plus fees of $400. Bradley is ranked 198 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Bradley is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1090/1290
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Bradley University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$400
Room and Board $10,620
Budget for Other Expenses$2,240
Total One Year Cost$47,820

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
75% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bradley University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Engineering 13%
Health Professions 12%
Communication 10%
Education 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143358 IPEDS survey data for Bradley University.

Current students may use the Bradley University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.