Students may enroll in coursework at Bradley University without being admitted to regular undergraduate or graduate programs. For students wishing to receive regular course credit, this type of enrollment is called “Non-Degree Seeking” enrollment and is subject to a special admission process. Students may also take advantage of Bradley’s non-credit offerings by enrolling in Continuing Education Programs.
Students without a bachelor's degree who wish to enroll in undergraduate coursework without regular admission to an undergraduate degree program are classified as Undergraduate Non-Degree Seeking. Undergraduate Non-Degree Seeking students must complete the following admission process prior to enrolling at Bradley:
Undergraduate Non-Degree Seeking students are ineligible for Federal Student Aid and State Aid. A maximum of 45 semester hours taken as an Undergraduate Non-Degree Seeking student may be applied to undergraduate degree programs.
Students with a bachelor's degree who wish to enroll in graduate or undergraduate coursework without regular admission to a graduate degree program are classified as Graduate Non-Degree Seeking. Non-Degree Seeking students must complete the following admission process prior to enrolling at Bradley:
Acceptance as an Non-Degree Seeking student does not constitute admission to any particular graduate program or imply permission to register for any particular class. Non-Degree Seeking students must meet any prerequisite requirements and may require instructor permission prior to enrolling in certain coursework. A maximum of 9 semester hours with grades of B or better earned as a non-degree seeking graduate student may be applied to a degree or certificate program.
Specializing in the delivery of non-credit workshops and conferences, Continuing Education offers programs for professionals, senior citizens, and youth. Annually serving over 3,500 individuals, Continuing Education is currently offering several programs for college-age students: ACT/SAT Review, Institute of Reading Development, Piano Preparatory School, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, and the Summer Forensics Institute.