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Tuition & Fees

$9,360

$21,600

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,088
Declined + 1,686
Total Received 7,774
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Exercise/sport/health Education
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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 9,900, 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 9,928
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.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  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

8,913

undergraduate students

1,015

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
51%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
51%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
34%
400-499
53%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
63%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Radford, VA

191-acre campus in Radford (population: 16,685), 45 miles west of Roanoke; extended campus locations 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
96%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 10% of male students
 
8 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
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
51%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
51%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
34%
400-499
53%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
63%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
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

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,088
Declined + 1,686
Total Received 7,774

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

James Pennix
Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management
P: 540 831-5371
F: 540 831-5038
admissions@radford.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,386
Room $4,632
Board $3,774
Additional fees $2,974
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $18,866
Average Financial Aid - $9,316
Total with Avg. Aid $9,550

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,316

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,323,803
State $7,742,586
Institutional $3,449,427
Other external $655,714
Total $23,171,530

Non-need-based

Federal $519,480
State $59,785
Institutional $968,794
Other external $358,614
Total $1,906,673

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference (Division I)
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
Geology
Geospatial Science
History
Information Science/Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Studies
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Recreation/Parks/Tourism
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

90%

8,913
students

Female
56%
4,972

Male
44%
3,941

Graduate

10%

1,015
students

Female
74%
749

Male
26%
266

undergraduateFull-time

95%

8,545
students

Female
56%
4,774

Male
44%
3,771

undergraduatePart-time

5%

368
students

Female
54%
198

Male
46%
170

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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 Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

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

Not Reported

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
  • 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 26
Countries most often represented Brazil
France
India
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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