Accreditation

Bradley University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools: 230 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60604-1411; (312) 263-0456; www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.

Bradley also has a number of select undergraduate and graduate programs that are accredited by the following:

  • AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Council for Construction Education
  • American Dietetic Association (didactic program approval)
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Educational Leadership Constituent Council
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone (410) 347-7700.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • National Science Teachers Association


This Catalog represents the University’s best effort to communicate information on academic programs, policies, rules, and regulations that were in effect at the time of its publication. Students should be aware that the University reserves the right to modify these programs, policies, rules, and regulations at any time within a student’s term of residence. The University’s policy is to provide notice of any such modifications sufficiently in advance of their implementation to ensure adjustments without undue inconvenience. Before pre-registering for any academic term, students should contact the administrative office of their academic department or college to verify the most current information.