Bradley, founded in 1897, is a private university. Bradley's ideal size and comprehensive nature provides students with a selection of more than 90 programs from five undergraduate colleges. Students benefit from a talented, scholarly faculty dedicated to teaching and mentoring and are afforded opportunities for research, internships, practicums, cooperative education, and leadership experiences. Furthermore, Bradley is a pioneer in information technology and provides students electronic access to campus and global information resources from their dorm rooms. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business Administration, Communications and Fine Arts, Education and Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology, and Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School. Its 75-acre campus is located in a residential area of Peoria.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
4,331
Undergraduates
2,144
Men - 49.5%
2,188
Women - 50.5%
1,257
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 10,109 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.83
SAT Math
597 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
587 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$50,400
Tuition and Fees
$35,480
Room and Board
$11,280
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$26,401
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,481
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
319
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
28%
10-19
27%
20-29
30%
30-39
10%
40-49
2%
50-99
2%
Over 100
0%
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Peoria Population
109,428
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
23% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
4.3%
Black/African-American
8%
Hispanic/Latino
12.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
68.6%
Unknown
1.9%
International Students
2.1% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
77%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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