Radford University
Radford, VA 24142

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 9,401
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,117 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

81%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Radford University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,447 applications and 6,047 students were granted admission. Radford University is at the #79 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Radford University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,626 and in-state students paid $6,991.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$14,084
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,991
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$18,626
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 79% of Radford University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,392 (which is 0.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Radford University in 2016-2017, was 1,293, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,418 (which is 2.2% above the national average.)

$4,392
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,418
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
79%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Radford University has enrolled a total of 9,401 students (8,662 students full-time and 739 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,401 students, 719 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 8,453 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 948 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 329 students for distance studies.

9,401
Total Enrollment
719
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Black/African American: 14%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 5%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Radford University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 28% 760
Health Professions And Related Programs 21% 560 39
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 9% 245
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 140
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 129 0
Psychology 3% 69
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 39
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 24 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 24
Social Sciences 1% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

58%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Radford University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
7%
Dropout rate
34%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Radford University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,900. Last year, out of the total 787 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 693 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 594 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 493 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,900 $29,900
Employment Rate 88% 83%
Total Graduates 787 594

Campus Location

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