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Tuition

$10,076

$21,795

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,256
Declined + 1,936
Total Received 8,192
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Management
  3. Nursing
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School Facts

Radford University is a comprehensive, mid-size public university in Southwest Virginia. Serving a student population of more than 9,500, Radford features a strong service orientation on a beautiful 191-acre American classical campus. The university offers 69 degree programs in 39 disciplines and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 21 master's programs in 16 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; seven post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,573
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5565
ACT 4422

Public

8,610

undergraduate students

963

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
41%
400-499
49%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
44%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
35%
400-499
51%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
66%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Radford, VA

191-acre campus in Radford (population: 16,414), 45 miles west of Roanoke; branch campuses in Abingdon and Roanoke. Air and bus serve Roanoke; train serves Lynchburg (100 miles).

Radford University
801 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24142

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 10% of male students
 
5 sororities 13% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
41%
400-499
49%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
44%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
35%
400-499
51%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
66%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,256
Declined + 1,936
Total Received 8,192

Admissions Contact

James Pennix
Dean of Admissions/Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
P: 540 831-5371
F: 540 831-5038
admissions@radford.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,032
Room $4,471
Board $3,682
Additional fees $2,944
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $18,229
Average Financial Aid - $9,198
Total with Avg. Aid $9,031

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,198

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,530,017
State $7,291,705
Institutional $3,165,777
Other external $723,214
Total $21,710,713

Non-need-based

Federal $499,147
State $55,888
Institutional $930,910
Other external $460,788
Total $1,946,733

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference (Division I), Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference (Division I), Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association
Mascot
Highlander
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropological Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Computer Science
Corporate/Professional Communications
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Human Development
Criminal Justice
Dance
Design
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Exercise/Sport/Health Education
Finance
Fine Art
Foods/Nutrition
Foreign Languages
Geography
Geology
Geospatial Science
History
Information Systems/Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Studies
Music
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Social Work
Psychology
Recreation/Parks/Tourism
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

90%

8,610
students

Female
56%
4,825

Male
44%
3,785

Graduate

10%

963
students

Female
74%
715

Male
26%
248

undergraduateFull-time

96%

8,288
students

Female
57%
4,659

Male
43%
3,629

undergraduatePart-time

4%

322
students

Female
52%
166

Male
48%
156

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Belgium
China
Croatia
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Cherie Durbin
Assistant Director Transfer & International Students
540 831-7144
cdurbin2@radford.edu

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