Bradley University is on a 85-acre campus in the suburban setting of Peoria, Illinois.
There are many activities and organizations for Bradley University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Bradley University has fraternities and sororities.
Bradley University has the Activities Council of Bradley University. In fact, more students participate in the Activities Council of Bradley University than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Bradley University include CRU (Campus Christian group), Fraternity/Sorority Life, Service on Saturday and Alpha Phi Omega (Coed Service).
Bradley University students' favorite campus traditions are Late Night BU, Student Organization Fair and Taste of Bradley.
This table offers information on housing at Bradley University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||60%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,290|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,140|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||40%|
Bradley University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Bradley University students live on campus. In 2022, 60% of undergrads at Bradley University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bradley University. There are 3,290 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,331 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,140 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Bradley University offers coed housing.
At Bradley University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bradley University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Bradley University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bradley University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Bradley University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Bradley University has emergency text messaging, mass notification/emergency communication system in 20 academic buildings.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bradley University, take Interstate 74 to Peoria, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bradley University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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