Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    559
  • Program Cost
    $8,930
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    67
Contact Information
1501 W. Bradley Ave.
Peoria, Illinois 61625, United States
Website

The Foster College of Business Administration offers a comprehensive business education, integrating theoretical concepts and practical applications needed to become a business leader. With an emphasis on hands-on learning and leadership, Bradley students are well equipped for the competitive job market in today’s global economy. The Foster College provides undergraduates a choice from 17 specific majors and 9 business related minors. Five advanced degree options are available, including the part-time Masters of Business Administration and weekend Executive Masters of Business Administration programs.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    95%

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About Bradley University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 47
  • Median 27
  • Middle 80% 2 to 75
Admissions Selectivity
95% Foster College of Business Administration 72% Average Across All Schools

559 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
70% 559
70% 559
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 38
95% 95
78% 78.0
Female
50% 50
International
14% 14
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Manufacturing
52% 52
Consulting
22% 22
Consumer Products
9% 9
Financial Services
9% 9
Media / Entertainment
4% 4
Non-Profit
4% 4
Government
0% 0
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Pharma / Health Care
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Technology
0% 0
Other
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
3% 3
3% 3
680 to 709
6% 6
6% 6
650 to 679
3% 3
3% 3
620 to 649
13% 13
13% 13
590 to 619
9% 9
9% 9
560 to 589
13% 13
13% 13
530 to 559
19% 19
19% 19
500 to 529
13% 13
13% 13
Under 500
21% 21
21% 21
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$8,930
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $740
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$8,930
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $740
16 Full Tuition Scholarships
95% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
9% 28
5% 14
Students in Core Classes
22 Foster College of Business Administration 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a comprehensive examination as well as a consulting project.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 33
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 95%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • All computers upgraded on a rotating basic. We have computer labs in the building which include specially designated for management information systems labs. We have added document cameras in classrooms and a supercomputer for the college

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
Not Reported
50% 50
White
39% 39
Asian American
7% 7
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Other
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,800 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
17% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.