PO Box 6903, RU Radford, VA 24142 540-831-5371
http://www.radford.edu admissions@radford.edu
About Radford University
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 191 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,482
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 7%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,012 in-state, $15,336 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,302
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 7,736
Radford University 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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Awareness Programming Board, Black Male Alliance, Educated Women of Color, Black Student Affairs Council, Hispanic American Student Association, International Club, Native American Heritage Association, NAACP, RU Deli
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 8%
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Quadfest, RU Homecoming, Highlander Festival, International Dinner, Fall and Spring concerts
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministries, Crossroads Presbyterian Fellowship, Friend of Jesus and Lionheart Association (OJLA), Hillel, B'nai Brith, Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship, Tr
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 13
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 11
  • Number of honor societies Phi Gamma Mu, Psi Chi, Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Phi Sigma Iota, Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Sigma Iota, Kappa Delta Pi, Mu Phi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma T
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Setting Urban
  • Distance to nearest train Hinton, Virginia (42)
  • Distance to nearest bus Christiansburg, Virginia (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Charlotte, North Carolina (156), Roanoke, Virginia (47)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), apartment for single students (4%), special housing for disabled students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 53%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 96%
  • Number of students using college housing 39%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 356,675
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Flossie Martin Gallery
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,796
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,473,288
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 16,326
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 41,571
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Access to full-text of 17000 electronic serials; 175 electronic reference databases; Radford University Archives; Justice Arthur J. Goldberg Personal Library; Virginia Iron, Coal, and Coke Company Records; Additional facilities: George Harvey Health Inform
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village