Radford University

Radford University

Radford, VA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
8,885
total students
$6,386 | $18,626
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 1
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
488
sat math
496
sat reading
474
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,737
    • Accepted6,105
    • Acceptance Rate78%
    • Enrolled8,885
    • Female Applicants4,625
    • Females Accepted3,670
    • Female Acceptance Rate79%
    • Male Applicants3,112
    • Males Accepted2,435
    • Male Acceptance Rate78%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$50
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 496 450 530
    • SAT Math 488 440 530
    • SAT Writing 474 430 520
    • ACT Composite 20 18 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,386
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,626
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,974
    • Room and board *$8,406
    • Room only *$4,632
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students8,885
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.45%
    • Black or African American11.91%
    • White or Caucasian74.02%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.27%
    • Asian1.44%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.23%
    • Two or more races4.75%
    • Unknown1.17%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.77% representing 63 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students5% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 36%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations American Sign Language Club, Think in Pink, Gay-Straight Alliance, Radford Student Programming and Campus Events (R-SPaCE), Psychology Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Wrestling Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty717
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 9,121 students to 512 faculty

Location & Contact

801 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24142
USA

Mr.James Pennix

Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Phone: 540-831-5371
Fax: 540-831-5038
Email: admissions@radford.edu


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