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Bradley Demographics & Diversity

Peoria, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bradley are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bradley University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 5%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 20%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 34% more female students than male students enrolled at Bradley University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bradley has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bradley University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Bradley University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,500
Women 3,355

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bradley serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 82 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bradley University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 82%
Out of State 17%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,072 per year

32% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.7%
Part time Undergrads 4.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143358 IPEDS survey data for Bradley University.