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Radford University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 323 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Big South Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $90,987)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $52,078)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 77 65 - -
Baseball 29 - Yes -
Basketball 15 14 Yes Yes
Field Hockey - 23 - -
Golf 10 8 - -
Soccer 29 27 Yes Yes
Softball - 27 Yes Yes
Swimming - 28 - -
Tennis 9 7 - -
Volleyball - 18 Yes Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Football - - Yes -
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Rifle - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.5%
Hispanic 2.7%
Non-resident alien 0.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.2%
Two or more races 0.8%
White/non-Hispanic 86.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 22
Liquor Law Violation 94
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 5
Property Crime 12

Notable Alumni

  • Chris Skinner [Class of 02], Motivational speaker
  • Jayma Mays [Class of 01], Actress who has appeared in several movies and TV shows, including "Glee," "Heroes," and "Ugly Betty."
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kaleice from Radford, VA
  • 5
  • Dorm is a very different environment that shapes your personality for the better. You are able to see how others live, culturally and socially. It helps you learn more about…

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  • An unhappy student
  • 1
  • I had a roommate who constantly bleached our room. You could smell the bleach all down the hall. She would get in my face and yell at me to do…

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  • Lindsay from Radford, VA
  • 4
  • If you live in a dorm, I recommend bringing risers for your bed. The dressers and closets are fairly small and the beds are close to the ground. If you…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • sierra from mechanicsville, va
  • I am a current student here

    food options and selections are great on campus compared to some colleges! we may not have as many options as liberty university, but i visited a college and besides the cafe, there were only 3 places to choose from to get food at. radford has two main food buildings and then we have a restaurant in the bottom of muse hall. food in the dining hall isn't too bad either. it just depends on what day of the week it is, and what you like.

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  • 4
  • Megan from Rocky Mount, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Compared to some colleges the amount of food places really aren't that bad, but they always close super early, so if you want food on the weekends you only have at best two options.

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  • 4
  • Rachel from Pound, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Dalton dining hall is buffet style and is open most of everyday. There are also many fast food choices on campus but most of them are not open on the weekends.

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  • 2
  • Adam from Alexandria, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Dining options are very limited. You have many places to choose during the week like ABP, Papa Johns, Star Bucks, Wendy's, etc on campus along with a good amount of options off campus but during the weekends only 1 on campus option is actually available. Dalton Kitchen isn't the greatest foods but i don't have any complaints, just know every weekend you will be eating there.

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  • 4
  • Jade from Madison Heights, VA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The dining halls at Radford have many different choices. There's the more common restaurants like Chick fil-a and Starbucks. Then there's the Radford dining located in Dalton.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • sierra from mechanicsville, va
  • I am a current student here

    i'm a sister in a sorority and i personally love it! its so nice to have sisters and you really gain a family when joining greek life! you always have someone to talk to and they won't judge you.

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  • 0
  • Adam from Alexandria, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is honestly pretty bad. Do not expect extravagant Greek life with huge chapter houses. Fraternity houses are not allowed to have their letters on their house which is usually just a house that's leased by a Realtor. Brotherhoods have lots of cliques and don't get involved in much. They have a very bad stereotype but you will make very close friends. You are more paying for party's because there isn't much for them to do. It is 50/50, some people absolutely love it while the others skim by.

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  • 0
  • Rachel from Chesapeake, VA
  • I am a current student here

    There are so many options for you to go greek at Radford. We take pride in our greek life and have some of the best leaders on campus affiliated in a sorority or fraternity.

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  • 0
  • Ashley from Forest, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Only 20% of the campus is Greek, so you don't have to go Greek in order to fit in. I am a member of the Greek life here, and I love the unity and activeness it brings!

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