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Radford University

Radford, VA
#34

Regional Universities South



Radford University (RU), a public institution founded in 1910, resides on 191 urban acres in Radford, Virginia. The school offers students more than 150 academic programs, including graduate degrees in art, business and health. RU also has more than 200 campus clubs and organizations, and the Radford Highlanders compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 6890
Radford, VA 24142

2014-2015 Tuition

$21,600 Tuition and Fees

Students

8913 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

February 1 application deadline
78.3% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1910

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism

Minors Offered

Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, English Language and Literature, General, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art, Other, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Gerontology, International/Global Studies, Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Forensic Science and Technology, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Regional Studies (US, Canadian, Foreign), Women's Studies, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Public Relations/Image Management

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 8,913
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,524
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 342
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 7 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 4 1
Burglary 1 1 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 1
Arson 1 0 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 7 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 1 0 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 0 0 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 22 55 47
Liquor law violations 94 177 89
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 14 43 44
Liquor law violations 37 97 59
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 14 1

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.