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Bradley University

12 months
33480 USD/year
33480 USD/year
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The English program of Bradley University develops your critical understanding of literature and writing to take you another step toward a career in academia, creative writing and nonprofit writing professions.


The Bradley Advantage

The English program of Bradley University strengthens your understanding of writing theory and communication practices. You can focus your studies through tracks in literature or writing. Both require you to complete an internship and a comprehensive final exam. The graduate program can be completed in three semesters, though you have five years to finish the degree.

Successful Outcomes

The graduate English degree successfully prepares you to advance in professional settings or to pursue a doctorate. Many K-12 teachers pursue the graduate degree to strengthen the knowledge within their fields. In recent years, most students found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. They’re working at places such as United Way, AmeriCorps, ConAgra Foods, and public school districts. Others are attending graduate schools at institutions such as Creighton University, the University of Illinois and Ohio State University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice of English
  • Language Theory
  • Writing Theory
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism
  • American Periods
  • English Periods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree considered to be the equivalent of a US bachelor's degree
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • A GPA evaluation (done in-house in the Graduate School) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework for unconditional admission
  • If applying for an F or J visa, documented ability to pay educational and living expenses for at least one academic year of study at Bradley University using our Affidavit of Support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16740 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    33480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16740 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Peoria

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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