1501 W. Bradley Avenue Peoria, IL 61625 309-677-1000
http://www.bradley.edu/ admissions@bradley.edu
About Bradley University
  • Year of Foundation 1897
  • Size of Campus 85 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,369
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54%, 46%, 11%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 5,047
Founded by Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and the health sciences. Our residential campus of 6,000 students blends large school opportunities with a small school personality where there is a commitment to excellent teaching and personal attention to students. Bradley's comprehensive programs offer an effective integration of liberal education, professional preparation, and personal and social development.Bradley University will be an institution of national distinction known for outstanding programs and for the educational experience. Inspired by founder Lydia Moss Bradley’s commitment to useful learning and ethics, Bradley University educates leaders, innovators, and contributors to the well being of all humanity.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 14
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Founder's Day, Greek Spirit Week/Air Band, Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 17
  • Percent students who are frat members 28%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Pi Mu, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Chi epsilon, Kappa Omicron Nu, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi sigma Iota,
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Newman Catholic Center, Hillel, Association, Bradley United Christian Foundation, Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Unity Council, First United Methodist Campus Ministries, WELS Campus Ministry, worship@full. volume
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 25%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Latin American Students, Black Student Alliance, Hindu Student Society, Muslim Student, Caribbean and African Student Association, Indian Student Association, NAACP, National Council of Negro Women, Republic
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 17
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Distance to nearest train Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
  • Distance to nearest bus Peoria, Illinois (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Peoria International Airport (8)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 4%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 70%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 30
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (74%), sorority housing (8%), fraternity housing (15%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 91%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 10%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,600
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,985
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 30
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, academic, psychological
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Caterpillar Global Communications Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 19,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Among the facilities of the Cullom-Davis Library is the Virginius H. Chase Special Collections Center, established in 1979 in honor of a peorian who became a widely recognized authority on the botany and natural history of Illinois; it houses and exhibits
  • Number Of Microforms 814,287
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills, other
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 531,292
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 120
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 77%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois State University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,050
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 18%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Caterpillar Inc., Peoria Public School District #150, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co., Zurich North America, Peace Corps, Discover Financial Services, Inc., Hewitt Associates LLC, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, East Peoria
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