Religious Studies

Bradley’s religious studies program gives you a cross-cultural understanding of the world through the eyes of the world's different religions.

91% career outcomes rate for 2020-21 graduates - 93% knowledge rate
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

Bradley’s religious studies program develops your understanding and appreciation for religious traditions through small classes that encourage dialogue and critical thinking. You learn cultural and historical backgrounds for the world’s religious traditions and explore relationships between religious communities. You gain critical thinking and analytical skills that can be applied to almost any career path, including politics, government, humanities and fine arts.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s religious studies program successfully prepares you to enter the workforce or graduate school. In recent years, most students found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. Most pursued graduate school for their other major. Those who continued religious studies pursuits have attended universities such as the University of Chicago, Loyola University and the University of Louvain in Belgium.

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Bradley and Peoria share much in common — a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. This bond provides our students with unique opportunities for internships, class projects and research.

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