Bradley Ranks 6th in Nation for Student Engagement

September 29, 2016

Bradley University is among the best in the country for student engagement according to the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Bradley is tied for 6th in the nation for student engagement among all schools and tied for first in the nation among non-religiously affiliated schools.

The WSJ/THE rankings, released this week, incorporate results from a survey of 100,000 college students. It takes into consideration the students' experience with their professors to how much they collaborated on projects and were pushed to think critically, and whether they would recommend their school to others.

Bradley Provost Walter Zakahi says intellectual engagement of students is at the very heart of the "Bradley Experience." "Collaboration and experiential learning are core values at Bradley. We emphasize real world learning opportunities across the curriculum and that results in exceptional mentoring opportunities between faculty and students."

Bradley was ranked highest in the area of student engagement among colleges and universities in Illinois and 4th among institutions in the Midwest.

The WSJ/THE College Rankings rankings offer insight into a number of elements that should be taken into account during the college search process. The full report is available online