Tuition and Fees
Full Time Charges 2023-2024
|Tuition (12-16 credit hours per semester)||$39,248|
|Room and Board||$12,850|
|Activity & Health Fee||$432|
These expenses comprise the direct costs of attending Bradley University. Some courses may require additional course fees. Credit hours in excess of 16 per semester result in additional charges of $899/hr. The amount you will spend on books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses, will average an additional $3,440.
*Subject to approval by Bradley University Board of Trustees
Part Time Charges 2023-2024 (Including May, Summer, and January Interim)
|1–7 hrs.||$1,039/sem. hr.|
|7 ½ – 11 ½ hrs.||$1,175/sem. hr.|
$85/sem. - all undergraduate students with 9 hours or more
$25/sem. - all graduate students except Doctor of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Executive MBA
$131/sem. (for all students with 7 hours or more)
Applied music fee
Full-time students $199 per semester; Part-time students $299 per hour.
Engineering tuition surcharge
A surcharge of $50 per semester hour will be assessed for all classes taught under the direction of the College of Engineering and Technology.
A surcharge of $50 per course will be assessed on the following courses: NUR 307, 309, 315, 317, 403, 409, 411, 413, 417. A surcharge of $100 per course will be assessed on the following course: NUR 207.
Class and lab fees
Please consult your instructor regarding various additional fees (e.g. art fees, chemistry breakage fees, etc.)
Business tuition surcharge
A surcharge of $20 per credit hour will be assessed for all undergraduate classes taught under the direction of the College of Business. A surcharge of $25 per credit hour will be assessed for all graduate classes taught under the direction of the College of Business.
With the exception of the courses noted below, any credit hours in excess of 16 will be charged at the rate of $899 per credit hour.
Credit courses for which no charge is made if they cause excess hours: ART 220, 221; Music 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 309, 310, 327, 328, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 375, 376; HON 100, 101; LAS 101, 305; EHS 120, 305; CFA 100, 101, 305 360; THE 107, 108, 207, 208, 307, 308, 407, 408.
Traditional Graduate Programs 2023-2024
|Activity Fee||$50/yr. ($25/sem.)|
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy
|3 year program|
Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA)
|Tuition||$68,000||16 month program|
|Tuition||$39,500||15 month program|
Registration process fee
A $50 registration processing fee is assessed on students whose initial registrations occur after the semester's first payment due date and students who re-register after their classes are dropped for failure to make payment arrangements by the first payment date.
Late payment fee
A $50 Late Payment Fee will be assessed to all payments received after the DPP Installment Payment due date.
Audited class fee
Any admitted undergraduate or graduate student, full or part time, pays the same fee to audit a course as to take the course for credit. Fees are not included in tuition charged at registration. Audit forms are available from the college deans or the Registrar's Office beginning the first day of classes.
Proficiency exams and department exams
Payment Return Policy
For a payment to Bradley, by check or online, or a check cashed by a student, the student's billing account will be charged for the returned payment. A $40 processing fee will be applied for NSF checks or online payments, closed accounts and online "unable to locate accounts". Notice will be provided to the student of the payment status. Payment is expected immediately after the notification of the returned check or online payment. In addition, a hold will be placed on the student's account in Student Billing.
Senior Citizen Tuition
Senior citizens (individuals 62 or older) may take classes at the rate of $25 per credit hour for part-time course work. Please be aware that not all courses are eligible for this tuition rate and enrollment is subject to availability and classroom space. All applicable fees (course, graduate, and health) are not prorated and are the responsibility of the student.