Tuition & Fees

$11,324

$22,967

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
50%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
35%
6-11
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
37%
12-17
47%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
52%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,561
Declined + 3,600
Total Received 14,161
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Public

7,926

undergraduate students

1,409

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 5565
ACT 4422

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Location

School Facts

Radford University is a comprehensive public university. Its 204-acre campus is located in Radford, Virginia.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,335
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.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Radford, VA

204-acre campus in Radford (population: 17,658), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
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

 
13 fraternities 10% of male students
 
10 sororities 10% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
50%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
41%
12-17
35%
6-11
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
37%
12-17
47%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
52%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,561
Declined + 3,600
Total Received 14,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Mildred Johnson
Dean of Admissions
P: 540 831-5371
F: 540 831-5038
admissions@radford.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,794

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,896
Room $5,281
Board $4,356
Additional fees $3,428
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,161
Average Financial Aid - $10,794
Total with Avg. Aid $11,367

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,509,292
State $10,877,168
Institutional $5,948,790
Other external $1,094,049
Total $32,429,299

Non-need-based

Federal $517,305
State $32,350
Institutional $1,438,722
Other external $194,879
Total $2,183,256
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 540 831-5408
F: 540 831-5138
finaid@radford.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Barbara Porter
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@radford.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

archery, Brazilian jujitsu, baseball, basketball, billiards, bowling, equestrian sports, fishing, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball team, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, Brazilian jujitsu, basketball, billiards, bowling, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball team, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, billiards, bowling, equestrian sports, fishing, football, golf, karate, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, skiing, soccer, softball, snowboarding, swimming, tennis, trap and skeet, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Robert G. Lineburg (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference
Mascot
Highlander
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Allied Health Sciences
Anthropological Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Corporate/Professional Communication
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Human Development
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Dance
Data/Information Management
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
Sport Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,335

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

7,926
students

Female
57%
4,521

Male
43%
3,405

15%

1,409
students

Female
82%
1,157

Male
18%
252

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

7,556
students

Female
58%
4,348

Male
42%
3,208

5%

370
students

Female
47%
173

Male
53%
197

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

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

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Canada
China
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
540 831-5371
admissions@radford.edu

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