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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.

Website: www.bradley.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,606
Undergraduate
Students
(50.7%) 2,336 Women
(49.3%) 2,270 Men
1,276
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 11,209 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.76
SAT Math
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
595 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,190
Tuition and Fees
$34,610
Room and Board
$10,940
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$25,327
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,233
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
354
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Peoria Population
116,513
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
67% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
32% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.5% Asian
7.1% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.0% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students
1.7% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.0%
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