Radford University: Review & Facts

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Radford University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,745 students enrolled. This school was established in 1910 and is the only school located in Radford, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Radford University will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Radford University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Communication and Journalism, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Radford University student retention rate is fair at 75% (above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Radford University is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Radford University is decent: 17:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,200
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $18,700 per year. The additional fees at Radford University not covered by tuition are nearly $3,500, which comes to $22,200 per year.

Read the details about Radford University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 7,617 applications were submitted and 6,328 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Radford University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Medium
Radford University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Radford University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Radford University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 3,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - about $4,800 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Radford University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Radford University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Radford University Location and Maps



Post Address: Radford University, 801 East Main St., Radford, Virginia 24142, USA
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