Bradley’s English programs equip you to think critically and communicate effectively in any professional or academic setting.

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 English program combines study and analysis of literature with practical writing experience. The general English program gives you a foundation in analysis, theory and writing. Concentrations in creative writingliterary studies and professional writing prepare you for specialized career interests. Beyond the classroom, you can participate in writing competitions throughout the year, join the English honor society or contribute to Bradley’s student-produced literary magazine and newspaper.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s English degrees successfully prepare you to enter the workforce or graduate school. In  recent years, most students found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. They’re working at places such as United Way, AmeriCorps and ConAgra Foods. Others are attending graduate schools for library science, English, humanities, and law at institutions such as the University of Illinois, Ohio State University and the University of Chicago.

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Peoria and Bradley

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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