Parents & Family Information

Parents and family members can play an important role in helping students select a college and in their success. The information here will help you guide your student through the Bradley experience.

About Bradley

Bradley is a private, independent university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,700 students a world-class education linking academic excellence, experiential learning and leadership development with an entrepreneurial spirit in more than 100 academic programs.


The quality of the education your student receives is our highest priority. Learn about Bradley University's academic programs at these links:

Applying and Enrolling at Bradley

Here are a few links to help you and your student navigate the admissions process.

  • Timeline for Applying


    App Date


    Online App Fee


    Priority Advantage

    Before Nov 30

    Within four weeks
    of October 15th


    Priority Scholarship

    Standard Admissions

    Dec 1 - Jan 31

    By February 15


    Priority Scholarship

    Extended Admissions

    Feb 1 & after

    Rolling admission as
    space is available


    Scholarships as available

  • Freshman Orientation
  • Enrollment Checklist

Financial Information

Pursuing higher education is a significant investment. Bradley is committed to offering support to help your family manage the financial assistance process.

Health and Safety

Bradley University offers extensive services and resources for your student to stay safe and healthy.

Parents Getting Involved

Where ever you live, there are opportunities for your family to get involved in the Bradley University experience. We hope to see you on campus often including your first visit with Admissions through Family Weekends, athletic events, plays and concerts to Graduation.

Support for Your Student

Bradley University is committed to the success of your student and provides resources in all areas of academic and student life.