8,418
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,054
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Radford University is a University institution located in Radford, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 6903
Radford, VA  24142
United States
Contact Ms. Mildred Johnson
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@radford.edu
Phone: 540-831-5371
Fax: 540-831-5038

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,620
Applied
10,866
Accepted
8,418
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

9,308
Females Applied
7,130
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,312
Males Applied
3,736
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.24
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 480 580
SAT Math 503 460 540
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,922
In-state
19,557
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,288
Full-time student fees
9,406
Room & board
5,177
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,054
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,960
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,992
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,084
Avg. Loan Aid
4,056
Avg. Grant Aid
7,452
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,418
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.69%
Black or African American 16.63%
White or Caucasian 66.76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 1.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 5.33%
Other 1.66%

Gender

Male (42.66%)
Female (57.34%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Radford Crafty, American Sign Language Club, Radford Student Programming and Campus Events (R-SPaCE), National Society for Collegiate Scholars and Scholar-Citizen Initiative Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

739
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 460
Part-time - 279
Male - 328
Female - 411