Bradley University

Bradley University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Bradley University a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. We've assembled this Bradley University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Bradley University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Bradley:

How Does Bradley Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Bradley University was ranked #1,320 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #48 in our Best for Vets in Illinois ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Bradley did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,004
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 888
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 571

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Bradley ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Telecommunications Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Telecommunications Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Telecommunications Management Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Telecommunications Management Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Consumer Merch&ising/Retailing Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Human Sciences Business Services Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Consumer Merch&ising/Retailing Management Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Adult & Continuing Education Administration Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11

How Many Veterans Go to Bradley?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 96 G.I. Bill® students at Bradley. Around 1.64% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Bradley is 5,855. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Bradley

Bradley University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Bradley Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Bradley does not offer college credit for life experience.

Bradley may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Bradley Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Bradley does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Bradley

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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