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Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois

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Bradley University

Private 4 Year

About Bradley University

Bradley University is a private, mid-sized university in Peoria, Illinois. Founded in 1897, Bradley University currently enrolls 5,400 students who are pursuing degrees in more than 100 undergraduate programs and more than 30 graduate programs in five colleges. All classes are taught by professors rather than teaching assistants.[citation needed] The university is accredited by 22 national accrediting agencies, including the Higher Learning Commission. Students can participate in more than 240 student organizations.


Located in Peoria, Illinois.

1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL, 61625-0001, Peoria County

Bradley University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#381 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Illinois

#15 of 274

Best Nursing administration Colleges & Universities in America

#1 of 28

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Bradley University is Engineering followed by Business Management, Medical, Computer Sciences and Journalism.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Bradley University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni