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Radford University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

9,573 students

76% admitted

  • 8,879 full time
  • 694 part time
  • 3,785 men full time
  • 4,825 women full time
  • 7,850 applied
  • 6,274 admitted
  • 2,025 enrolled

7,921 Undergraduates

$5,702 tuition/year

  • 1,057 Graduates
  • 29 Non-Degree
  • $5,702 in state
  • $2,888 fees
  • $7,448 room & board
  • $1,100 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - other
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Highlander
School Colors: Red and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kaleice from Radford, VA
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  • I enjoy the education environment here at Radford University, because I am able to connect with my professors on a personal level outside of the class room. I find it…

  • Nov-05-2012 Read More
  • Caroline from Stafford, VA
  • 0
  • It's a great school where the classes are small so students get a lot of one on one time with the professors. The campus is the perfect size and the…

  • Aug-01-2012 Read More
  • Kennise from Alexandria, VA
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  • Overall, Radford University is a very friendly place and the environment is extremely home-like. The staff members are helpful and there are plenty of resources available to help with academics,…

  • Dec-21-2012 Read More
  • Karina from Roanoke, VA
  • 0
  • Radford Uninversity is a whole new experience for me. It has opened up a whole new world. Students and teachers are really nice and I feel right at home there.…

  • Feb-10-2013 Read More
  • Rachel from Chesapeake, VA
  • 0
  • Radford University is a school with small class sizes but difficult curriculum. Every year the school raises their standards for the incoming students and different colleges within the University. The…

  • Nov-17-2013 Read More
Mission Statement

Nestled in the New River Valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Radford, Va., Radford University is student-centered and focused on providing outstanding academic programs for its more than 9,000 students. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful campus, Radford University offers many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom.

Radford University welcomes students from the Commonwealth of Virginia, across the country and around the world. Here, you will find inspiration in the surroundings – the manicured green lawns on campus, the steady roll of the New River, the wonders along the Blue Ridge Parkway, the stately university buildings and a quaint downtown. Radford’s 153 undergraduate and graduate programs offer every student the opportunity to discover new talents, develop leadership skills and experience personal growth.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kaitlin from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Nov-17-2011 I am a current student here

    I was the student that said I would never go to a school like Radford, but as soon as I stepped foot on campus I knew it was the place I really wanted to call home for the next four years.

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  • Courtney from Lancaster, VA
  • Aug-03-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are so many clubs, organizations, and things to do around the campus year-round. Also, you're about 20 minutes away from the mall and movies and all. If you say there's nothing to do here, then you obviously have been in your dorm all year!

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