Sample Paragraph about Institution

Sample paragraph about the Institution to use in proposal submissions


BRADLEY UNIVERSITY ( was established in 1897 by Lydia Moss Bradley, an early entrepreneur, a persistent philanthropist, and a passionate humanitarian as an independent private institution of higher education. Bradley offers more than 185 undergraduate and graduate academic programs across five colleges: the Foster College of Business Administration, the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology, the College of Education and Health Sciences, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In Fall 2021, 4331 undergraduate and 1257 graduate students enrolled at Bradley, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Bradley University ranked 2nd among comprehensive Midwestern universities in the 2022 edition of "America's Best Colleges," published by U.S. News & World Report. The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranked Bradley University as the top University in Illinois, and among the top 25 private universities in the nation, for Student Engagement in their 2021 college rankings. The Brookings Institution ranks Bradley No. 19 in the country on its list of colleges adding value to alumni earnings. 

It may be in your interest to add one or two more sentences about accreditation depending upon which agency or foundation you are applying.

Example:  The department (or college) is also accredited by…

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