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Bradley University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$10,010/ year
Poll
34%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.50 responses
Poll
68%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.92 responses

Food

Campus Food
B-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,220/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 136 responses
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  • Student Center.
    32%
  • Center Court Bistro
    18%
  • Cooking on your own
    13%
  • Giesert hall
    13%
  • Nearby restaurants
    12%
  • Williams Dining Hall
    11%
  • Jerry's
    1%
32%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.50 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 46 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    24%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    67%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    4%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
64%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.56 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 39 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    38%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    44%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    15%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 42 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    29%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    60%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    7%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 80 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    38%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    48%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    11%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, All Track Combined
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 75 responses
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  • Activities Fair/Taste of Bradley
    24%
  • Block Party
    24%
  • Late Night BU
    17%
  • Lighting of the "B"
    13%
  • Rush
    7%
  • Senior Bar Crawl
    5%
  • Shack-a-Thon
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 46 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    22%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    70%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    7%
  • Parties? What parties?
    2%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 15 responses
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  • Blackout Tuesday
    47%
  • AEPi Foam Party
    33%
  • Berlin and Tokyo
    7%
  • Senior Walk/ Bar Crawl
    7%
  • Student Center; beginning of the semester parties
    7%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
59%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.70 responses
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