Bradley University

Peoria, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,319
Graduate Enrollment: 1,257
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 75.86%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 23.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2010)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,205
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1060 - 1280

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 79.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 63.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 49.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 37.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 67.1%
Black: 7.9%
Hispanic: 12.7%
Asian: 4.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.0%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 1.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $49,471
In-State tuition: $36,360
Out-of-State tuition: $36,360

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,628 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,240 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,628 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,240 (2022)

Average Family Income: $95,688 (2017)
Median Family Income: $79,479 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 27.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 65.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $17,583
$30k-48k $17,643
$48k-75k $21,725
$75k-110k $26,383
$110k+ $30,568

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 76%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $23,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $25,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 81.3% (2015)
@3 year 84.8% (2017)
@5 year 88.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 60.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 68.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $52,037 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $58,801 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4 $37,681 ($3,140)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 1
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 17 $27,000 $286 $27,875 ($2,323) $37,415 ($3,118)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 73 $26,819 $265 $36,396 ($3,033) $48,400 ($4,033)
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 27 $27,000 $286 $26,464 ($2,205) $48,515 ($4,043)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 14 $24,950 $265
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 30 $27,000 $286 $67,630 ($5,636) $81,979 ($6,832)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 18
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 4
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 10 $43,072 ($3,589)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 13 $48,991 ($4,083)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 25
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 11
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 82 $27,000 $286 $66,076 ($5,506) $69,752 ($5,813)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 47 $700
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 43
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 37 $26,899 $282 $30,869 ($2,572) $60,754 ($5,063)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 57 $25,586 $261 $48,060 ($4,005) $53,855 ($4,488)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 20 $87,093 ($7,258) $113,593 ($9,466)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 43 $26,925 $268 $54,985 ($4,582) $72,938 ($6,078)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 26
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 8
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 29 $20,905 $225 $54,037 ($4,503) $70,087 ($5,841)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 12 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 38 $27,000 $286 $40,111 ($3,343) $43,491 ($3,624)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 16 $27,000 $286 $39,745 ($3,312) $43,648 ($3,637)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 41 $27,000 $286 $65,216 ($5,435) $73,795 ($6,150)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 11
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 16
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 19 $27,000 $286 $75,757 ($6,313) $90,424 ($7,535)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 64 $27,000 $286 $69,897 ($5,825) $81,887 ($6,824)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering. 22 $68,145 ($5,679)
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 21 $25,788 $272 $61,351 ($5,113) $82,984 ($6,915)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 20 $27,000 $286 $64,724 ($5,394) $73,608 ($6,134)
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services. 14 $51,158 ($4,263)
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 15
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 12
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 9
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 41 $24,017 $255 $46,006 ($3,834) $62,440 ($5,203)
Bachelor's Degree General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Telecommunications Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 6 $37,450 ($3,121)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 15 $27,000 $286
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Master's Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 45 $27,000 $286 $28,487 ($2,374) $48,252 ($4,021)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 11 $27,000 $286 $47,789 ($3,982)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 16 $25,000 $265 $44,117 ($3,676)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 5
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 15 $27,000 $286 $30,743 ($2,562) $68,838 ($5,737)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 6 $59,875 ($4,990)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 11 $48,152 ($4,013)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 13
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 9 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 7
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 2
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 24 $700
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $82,107
Full time faculty: 57%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $301,929,516 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $387,323,869 (2022)