Bradley University Rankings

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In the World#1363 of 14178
In North America#418 of 2629
In the United States#379 of 2528
In Illinois#14 of 100
In Peoria#1 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
70%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$26,791 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
4,636
Graduates
1,293
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Bradley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate70%70%70%
Applicants10,7084,3776,331
Admissions7,5183,0654,453
Freshmen enrolled full time1,048511537

890 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

946 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
736 or 70%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1070
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bradley University are 1070-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
542 or 52%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bradley University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4073 (69%)
Hispanic589 (10%)
Black or African American512 (9%)
Asian234 (4%)
Nonresident Alien186 (3%)
Two or more races163 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown147 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,791/year
Average aid awarded
$20,561
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,205
$30-48K$18,232
$48-75K$22,865
$75-110K$28,169
$110K+$32,116

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,200$16,380
Tuition in-state$34,200$16,380
Tuition out-of-state$34,200$16,380
Fee in-district$410$280
Fee in-state$410$280
Fee out-of-state$410$280

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,989
Combined charge for room and board$10,940
Room charge$6,330
Meal charge$4,610

Bradley University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse82
Mechanical Engineering649
Civil Engineering, General4111
Accounting433
Computer Science2916
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing45
Psychology, General40
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other37
Organizational Leadership35
Marketing & Marketing Management, General31
Manufacturing Engineering207
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects27
Finance, General25
Sports Communication25
Physical Therapy & Therapist25
Industrial Engineering195
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor24
Elementary Education and Teaching22
Construction Engineering22
Electrical and Electronics Engineering193
Public Relations & Image Management21
Dietetics & Dietitian1110
Business Administration and Management, General20
Radio and Television17
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General15
Information Science & Studies141
Computer Engineering, General15
Social Work15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General132
Political Science and Government, General13
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services13
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences Business Services, Other12
International Business & Trade & Commerce12
Advertising12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management11
Organizational Communication, General11
Graphic Design11
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration10
Creative Writing9
Chemistry, General63
Fine & Studio Arts, General53
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities8
Actuarial Science7
Music Management7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education7
Selling Skills and Sales Operations7
Management Information Systems, General7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7
Nursing Practice7
History, General6
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies6
Social Studies Teacher Education5
Music, General5
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General5
Adult and Continuing Education Administration5
International Relations and Affairs4
Biochemistry4
Economics, General4
Mathematics, General4
Curriculum and Instruction4
Spanish Language and Literature3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Environmental Science3
Sociology3
Drawing3
English Language and Literature, General21
Secondary Education and Teaching2
Music Performance, General2
Rhetoric and Composition & Writing Studies, Other2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Business & Managerial Economics2
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology2
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management2
Nursing Administration2
Painting2
Directing and Theatrical Production2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist2
Biology Teacher Education1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Photography1
Religion & Religious Studies1
Physics, General1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Journalism1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics1
Biomedical Sciences, General1
Acting1
Music Teacher Education1
Communication, General1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Philosophy1
Telecommunications Management1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total96119732
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%75%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,973
Citations
82,072

Publication count by topic

Psychology
550
Computer science
446
Engineering
276
Materials science
242
Mathematics
199
Business
170
Sociology
142
Political science
126
Chemistry
123
Economics
120
Medicine
120
Biology
118
History
61
Physics
37
Environmental science
33
Art
32
Philosophy
25
Geography
23
Geology
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology58736,592
Business6159,264
History834182
Sociology8912,659
Engineering11364,263
Economics12202,170
Political science1238585
Philosophy138840
Mathematics14084,412
Environmental science14232,009
Computer science16314,118
Art174516
Materials science20922,928
Biology21764,581
Medicine22692,391
Geography2622178
Chemistry26302,438
Geology291773
Physics361191

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199028234
199135216
199238216
199341268
199441287
199526309
199637311
199738392
199845445
199929499
200037587
200156697
200256900
2003771037
2004801198
2005871400
2006871878
2007882336
20081042741
2009753460
2010863768
20111364258
20121005072
20131355760
20141065909
20151416097
20161255492
20171395289
20181204551
20191125269
20201325763

General info

Founded1897
WikipediaBradley University
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff1,074
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1501 W BRADLEY AVE
Peoria, Illinois, 61625-0001
United States
City population115,000
Phone3096767611

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