As a mid-sized university with 5,400 students, Bradley provides students with resources not available at most small colleges including state-of-the art facilities, Division I sports, and great academic variety. This size also allows Bradley to offer small classes and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1.
Academic programs include business, communications, education, engineering, fine and performing arts, health sciences and the liberal arts and sciences. Innovative and well-recognized programs include cybersecurity, data science, entrepreneurship, game design, music and entertainment industry, direct-entry nursing, sports communication and physical therapy.
Located less than three hours from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, the 84-acre campus is located in a historic residential neighborhood just one mile from downtown Peoria; the largest metropolitan area in downstate Illinois.
Out of state students receive an automatic $4,000 annual scholarship when they are admitted. All students are considered for merit-based scholarships that range from $10,000 to $16,000 per year. Combined, these four-year scholarships range from $56,000 to $80,000 in total value.