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Bradley University




Address:
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625
USA

Website:
www.bradley.edu

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International Admissions:
Graduate Admissions: 

Shabeer Amirali
Director of Recruitment and Student Success
Bradley University
The Graduate School
200 Bradley Hall
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625  USA
Phone: 011-309-677-2375
Fax: 011-309-677-3343
E-mail: samirali@bradley.edu
www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/

Jeffrey P. Bakken, Ph.D
Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
Bradley University
The Graduate School
200 Bradley Hall
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625  USA
Phone: 011-309-677-2375
Fax: 011-309-677-3343
E-mail: bugrad2@bradley.edu
www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/




Undergraduate Admissions:
Ms. Patricia Bower
Sr. Associate Director of Admissions & International Coordinator
Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625 USA
Phone 1-800-447-6460
011 (309) 677-1000
pbower@bradley.edu
http://admissons.bradley.edu



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Regional Accreditor

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carnegie Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
 

Colleges/Schools/Divisions

Bachelor's Degrees. Master's Degrees. MBA

 

Academic Programs Available

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Civil Engineering, Other - Environmental
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Engineering, Other - Electrical Engineering Computer Option
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Health Science
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Insurance
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other - Actuarial Science - Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Management and Merchandising
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Philosophy
  • Photojournalism
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other - Environmental Science - Physics
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech and Rhetorical Studies
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other

Master's Degrees

    • Accounting
    • Art/Art Studies, General
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
    • Business Administration and Management, General
    • Chemistry, General
    • Civil Engineering, General
    • Computer and Information Sciences, General
    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • English Language and Literature, General
    • Finance, General
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist
    • Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other - Leadership in Human Services
     

    Cost of Academic Year 2013-2014 (Undergraduate = 9 months: August - May; Graduate = 12 months )

     

    Tuition
    Room/Board
    Activity
    Books & Supplies
    Medical Insurance

    Undergraduate

    $ 29320

    $ 9050

    $ 344

    $ 1100

    $ 750

    Graduate

    $ 14040
    $ 11210
    $ 50
    $ 800
    $ 900
     

    Financial Assistance

    Scholarships: available to all new graduate international students and based on past grades and a minimum 79 TOEFL/6.5 IELTS. Two levels: 20% and 35% tuition remission based upon our calculation of undergraduate grades.

    Assistantships: available to continuing international students on a competitive basis within each department.

    Caterpillars Masters Fellowship: available to first semester students who begin in the Fall semester. Extremely competitive.

     

    Student Demographics

    Number of Undergraduate Students:
    Number of International Undergraduate Students:
    Number of Graduate Students:
    Number of International Graduate Students:
    Total Number of Students:
    Total Number of International Students:
    4900
    40
    600
    120
    5500
    160

    Most undergraduate students live in campus housing.


    Most graduate students live in apartments or share houses near campus. Campus housing is available but used primarily by undergraduate students.

     

    What Is Special?

    Founded in 1897, Bradley University is an independent, private institution located on 75-acre, park-like campus in the heart of Peoria, IL. Bradley University enjoys a strong reputation for quality as it is ranked by U.S. News and World Reports as a “Top School” of Midwestern Universities. It is also regionally accredited by the North Central Association, and provides research and collaborative opportunities between students, faculty, and area major employers such as Caterpillar, Methodist Hospital and OSF St. Francis Medical Center, and the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research.

    The Peoria metro area includes nearly 350,000 residents, and is 3-hours by car or bus from the major cities of Chicago, Illinois; Saint Louis, Missouri; and Indianapolis, Indiana. Peoria is the cultural, medical, and retail center for downstate Illinois.

    Bradley offers its 5,000 undergraduate students more than 100 programs among five colleges: Foster College of Business Administration; Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts; Education and Health Sciences; Engineering and Technology; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Nearly 600 graduate students are enrolled in more than 30 graduate programs including Engineering, Computer Science, Art, Education, Counseling, Nursing, Human Service Administration, an AACSB-accredited MBA program, Quantitative Finance, Accounting, Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry.

     

    Websites for International Students

    www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/admission/international/


    www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/peoria/

     

    TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

    TOEFL Score Required for Admission:
    TOEFL: Minimum IBT = 79
    PBT = 550
    CiBT = 213
    IELTS: Minimum 6.5 (Total Band)


    ESL:
    Yes 


    Other Tests Required for Graduate Admission:
    GRE: Required only by the following graduate programs: Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, all Education, Biology


    GMAT: Required by the MBA, Quantitative Finance and Accounting programs. (MBA will accept GRE as an alternative to GMAT).


    Test Required for Undergraduate Admission:


    ACT or SAT


    Application Deadline:
    Fall semester (begins mid-August) recommended deadline: May 15 Spring semester (begins mid-January) recommended deadline: October 15

    No posted deadlines; we use a rolling admissions process. Realistically, students should have completed the process 8-10 weeks before the start of the semester in order to complete the visa process.

    No firm deadlines except for Art (Fall Art deadline is the preceding Jan. 15)  Spring Art deadline is the preceding August 15).

    Students can complete an on-line or paper application available on-line at: www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/apply.dot


    Be sure to read the Check-off List for International Applicants.

     

    Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

    Jeffrey P. Bakken

     Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
    The Graduate School
    Phone: 011-309-677-2375
    Fax: 011-309-677-3343
    E-mail: bugrad2@bradley.edu



    Shabeer Amirali
    Director of Recruitment and Student Success
    Bradley University
    The Graduate School
    200 Bradley Hall
    1501 W. Bradley Avenue
    Peoria, IL 61625  USA
    Phone: 011-309-677-2375
    Fax: 011-309-677-3343
    E-mail: samirali@bradley.edu
    www.bradley.edu/academic/gradschool/