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Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
5,882
Bradley University overview
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 10,708 prospective students applied, and 7,518 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,048 enrolled in the school.  4,839 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,043 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $34,200 plus fees of $410. Bradley is ranked 210 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

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

Rankings

Rankings for Bradley University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1070/1270
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.69
Applications Accepted
70.2% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$34,200
Costs for Bradley University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$410
Room and Board $10,940
Budget for Other Expenses$2,240
Total One Year Cost$48,990

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Outcomes

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.