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Radford University

Radford, VA

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

2013-2014 Tuition

$20,745 Tuition and Fees


8610 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female


February 1 application deadline
76.4% accepted

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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, 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

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 8,610
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,268
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 307
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

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)


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

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