Radford University

Radford, VA

Radford University

Radford, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,350

$22,985

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
48%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
50%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,061
Declined 3,952
Total Received 16,013
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Public

7,967

undergraduate students

3,903

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,870
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational

204-acre campus in Radford (population: 18,339), 45 miles west of Roanoke; extended campus locations in Abingdon and Roanoke. Air and bus serve Roanoke; train serves Lynchburg (100 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional

Radford University
801 East Main Street
Radford, VA
24142

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Radford Crafty
  • American Sign Language Club
  • Radford Student Programming and Campus Events (R-SPaCE)
  • National Society for Collegiate Scholars
  • Scholar-Citizen Initiative Student Organization

Top Events

  • Club Fair
  • Be S.E.E.N. (Be Successful Through Engagement and Education Now!)
  • Radford After Dark Programs
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
59%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
48%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
50%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.25

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,061
Declined 3,952
Total Received 16,013

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,922
Room & board $9,637
Additional fees $3,428
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,900
Total $24,087

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,870

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

7,967
students

Female
61%
4,834

Male
39%
3,133

33%

3,903
students

Female
86%
3,346

Male
14%
557

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

7,494
students

Female
61%
4,562

Male
39%
2,932

6%

473
students

Female
58%
272

Male
42%
201

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
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

608

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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