Radford University


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Radford University


  • 73% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,746 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,494 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

February 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


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 Information Resource Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 356,675 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 6,796 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,473,288 microforms.
  • 16,326 Audio/Visual items.
  • 41,571 e-books.

Museums & Art

Flossie Martin Gallery



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 620 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service


reading, math, writing, study skills, other


minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, other


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 39% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 96% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 4% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 53% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Quadfest, RU Homecoming, Highlander Festival, International Dinner, Fall and Spring concerts
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 200 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Theta Tau, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Alpha, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Omega Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Epsilon Pi Epsilon
  • 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, Tree of Life, Calvary Bible Fellowship, Canterbury House, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Concert Planning, Latter Day Saints’ Student Association, New Life Campus Fellowship, Omega Delta Gamma, Phi Gamma Gamma, Wesley Foundation, Young Life
  • 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 Deliverance Gospel Choir, Ethiopian Cultural Society, Sino-American Club, Circle K International, International Student Affairs Council, Women’s Studies Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Phi Omega, National Coed Service Fraternity, Boost Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students (BACCHUS), RU Clogging Team, The American Red Cross Club at RU, Ceramics Guild of RU, Karate Club, Men’s Volleyball Club, Ping Pong Club, Radford Competitive, Radford Otaku-Don (Japanese anime), Radford Role Players Guild, RU Snowboard and Ski Club, Southwestern VA Classical Guitar Society, The House of the Midnight Watch, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, The US Institute for Theater Technology, Alpha Kappa Psi (Business Fraternity), American Chemical Society, American Marketing Association, American Society of Interior Designers, Animus Quarens (Biology Club), Art Guild, Criminal Justice Club, Economics Student Association, English Club, Fashion Society of Merchandising and Design, Financial Management Association, Food and Nutrition Club, Geography Club, Harmony in Motion (Dance Club), Institute of Management Accountants, La Sociedad Hispanica, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Music Educators National Conference, Music Therapy Organization, National Art Education Association, National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Philosophy/Religion Club, Physics Club, Political Science Society, Pre Health Care Organization, Psychology Club, Public Relations Students Society of America, RU Geological Society, Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Club, Sigma Alpha Iota, Social Work Club, Society for Advancement of Management, Society for Human Resource Management, Society of Professional Journalists, Student Council for Exceptional Children, Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization, Student Nurses Association, Student Personnel Association, Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Chi, Kappa Delta Rho, Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Sigma, Sigma Chi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Chi, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Sigma, Omega Psi Phi, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Zeta, Phi Sigma Sigma, Sigma Kappa, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Zeta Tau Alpha, Ice Hockey Club, Lacrosse Club, Men’s Rugby Club, Women’s Rugby Club, Radford Redcoats, RU Wrestling Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Tartan (weekly), Whim (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte, North Carolina (156), Roanoke, Virginia (47)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Hinton, Virginia (42)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Christiansburg, Virginia (10)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 64% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 11% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,627
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 6% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 8% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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