2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 10,109 students have applied and 7,683 students have allowed to admit to Bradley University (Acceptance rate: 76.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 14.00 % where 1,076 students have finally enrolled out of 7,683 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Illinois. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Chicago State University and Columbia College Chicago, its acceptance rate is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 68.40%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Illinois. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 18.80%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Bradley University

Admissionwww.bradley.edu/admissions/freshman
Online Applicationwww.bradley.edu/admissions/freshman/apply
Financial Aidwww.bradley.edu/offices/other/sfs
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.admissions.bradley.edu/ssl/estimator
Veterans Tuitionwww.bradley.edu/offices/academic/registrar/veterans
Athleticwww.bradleybraves.com/
Disability Servicehttps://www.bradley.edu/offices/student/sas/services/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,170 and the average ACT score is 27 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Bradley University is average than the schools (average score is 1,087). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Bradley University1,17027
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,06423
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Illinois1,12470

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Bradley University, 407 students submitted SAT scores (39% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,170 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Illinois. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530640
Mathematics530640
Total1,0601,280
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Bradley University, 175 students submitted ACT scores (17% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 27 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Illinois. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2430
English2331
Mathematics2328

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Bradley University. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Recommendations and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Bradley University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended