Graduate Admission

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Future Forward

There’s forward thinking and then there’s forward doing. At Bradley University, we’re designing futures that start right now. It’s what we do here every day.

Our founder Lydia Moss Bradley, broke boundaries to build a new model of education beyond the limitations of her day. As a trailblazer, she set the precedent for our emphasis on innovation, tenacity, and ingenuity. By earning your master’s or doctorate, or even completing a certificate, continuing your education at Bradley will open the door to unexpected opportunities and help propel your career to even higher levels.

Bradley provides traditional on-campus and online graduate programs in more than 40 high-demand fields like business administration, communication, fine arts, education, health sciences, and engineering. Select the learning format that fits your lifestyle. Plus, our skilled advisers will provide you with one-on-one guidance and resources, and every student has internship or practicum opportunities.

Application Deadlines

Completed applications including all supporting documents must be submitted and received by the following dates:

  • Fall term – July 1
  • Spring term – November 1
  • Summer term – May 1

Enrollment Fee Deadline:

  • Fall term – August 1
  • Spring term – December 1
  • Summer term – June 1

Some programs may have earlier deadlines. Please view program pages for additional information.

If you wish to defer your application to the next term, contact Graduate and International Admission at

Your admission counselor can help you...

  • Choose a program of study
  • Understand cost and scholarships
  • Apply to Bradley University
  • Help with the enrollment process
  • Connect with your graduate department
  • Provide additional Bradley information
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