Bradley University

Peoria, IL

Bradley University says that, "The Bradley Core Curriculum exposes all students to the requisite range of knowledge, skills and perspectives that prepares them for further learning, as well as guides them on the path of continued development and growth to facilitate their success and fulfillment in a changing, complex world. In essence, the Bradley Core Curriculum lays the foundation for a lifetime of intellectual development. By equipping students with enhanced critical and creative-thinking, communication and quantitative skills and a greater understanding of others and themselves, they will have a foundation for effective and informed decision-making, ethical reflection, engagement with the arts and responsible action as members of society." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,473
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:54%
  • Tuition & Fees:$32,120 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the "Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Bradley University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/31/2017


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