Radford University: Statistics

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#1667 of 14,134 In the World
#483 of 2,597 In North America
#436 of 2,496 In the United States
#12 of 63 In Virginia
#315 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 13 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
7,307
Graduates
3,388
Male:Female Ratio
30:70
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.radford.edu

Radford University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 79% 76% 80%
Applicants 14,994 5,250 9,744
Admissions 11,798 3,969 7,829
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,329 450 879
Freshmen enrolled part time 7 7

5,982 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,312 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 6306 (59%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1616 (15%)
Black or African American 1463 (14%)
Hispanic 605 (6%)
Two or more races 461 (4%)
Asian 156 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 59 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,938
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,922$8,915
Tuition in-state $7,922$8,915
Tuition out-of-state $19,557$17,441
Fee in-district $3,494$3,494
Fee in-state $3,494$3,494
Fee out-of-state $3,941$3,941

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,889
Combined charge for room and board $9,743
Room charge $5,387
Meal charge $4,356

Radford University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 219
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 169
Psychology, General 141 27
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 146
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 123 3
Business Administration and Management, General 108 17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 93
Social Work 38 47
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 76 8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 71
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 60
Journalism 57
Education, General 57
Finance, General 52
Art & Art Studies, General 41 7
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 40 8
Computer Science 46
Special Education and Teaching, General 44
Physician Assistant 42
Accounting 32
English Language and Literature, General 26 5
Physical Therapy & Therapist 30
History, General 29
Music, General 25 4
Design and Visual Communications, General 29
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 9 19
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 26
Political Science and Government, General 25
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 25
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 24
Physical Therapy Assistant 23
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 23
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 19
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 19
Chemistry, General 18
Economics, General 18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 17
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 16
Physics, General 14
Anthropology, General 14
Information Science & Studies 14
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 12
Dance, General 12
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 12
Social Sciences, General 12
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 12
Sociology, General 10
Surgical Technology & Technologist 8
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 8
Public Health, General 8
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 7
Geology & Earth Science, General 7
Nursing Administration 6
Nursing Practice 6
Biomedical Sciences, General 5
Mathematics, General 5
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
Reading Teacher Education 4
Counseling Psychology 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 3
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 1
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 1
Grand Total 31 1,880 423 56
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 56% 51% 60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,139
Citations
42,351

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
706 / 9,489
Psychology
492 / 17,294
Medicine
459 / 6,247
Business
367 / 12,698
Computer Science
238 / 5,556
Mathematics
190 / 3,252
Environmental Science
181 / 2,846
Social Psychology
179 / 8,569
Sociology
163 / 3,345
Economics
146 / 2,744
Art & Design
144 / 1,491
Biology
131 / 2,832
Political Science
128 / 664
Engineering
128 / 752
Math Teachers
116 / 2,638
Health Science
114 / 1,099
Communications and Public Relations
87 / 1,577
Education Majors
78 / 1,692
Demography
78 / 1,179
Child Psychology
77 / 4,212
Marketing
72 / 5,147
Clinical Psychology
70 / 1,642
Ecology
66 / 1,885
Nursing
61 / 396
Geography and Cartography
58 / 631
Physical Therapy
56 / 220
History
55 / 169
Physics
50 / 596
Law
50 / 191
Social Work
50 / 299
Chemistry
47 / 455
Psychiatry
46 / 1,152
Multimedia
44 / 1,045
Finance
44 / 477
Advertising
43 / 1,710
Healthcare Management (MHA)
42 / 512
Management Information Systems
42 / 2,258
Investment Banking and Stock trading
36 / 1,896
Geology
34 / 262
Public Health
32 / 490

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 99
1992 39 116
1993 20 104
1994 21 140
1995 27 164
1996 26 192
1997 25 243
1998 27 245
1999 43 259
2000 64 318
2001 97 360
2002 80 376
2003 131 435
2004 65 557
2005 81 695
2006 76 1000
2007 72 1189
2008 98 1415
2009 91 1857
2010 103 2147
2011 104 2431
2012 89 2859
2013 79 3219
2014 150 3639
2015 100 3676
2016 137 3392
2017 111 3292
2018 127 3133
2019 111 3634
2020 121 4025
2021 109 4556

Radford University alumni

  1. Jayma Mays

    Jayma Mays
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    singeractormusicianfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jamia Suzette "Jayma" Mays is an American actress. She is known for playing Emma Pillsbury in the Fox musical series Glee and for her starring roles in the films Red Eye (2005), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and The Smurfs (2011). She is also known for portraying Debbie in the sitcom The Millers (2013–2014) and her recurring role as Charlie Andrews on the NBC sci-fi series Heroes (2006–2010). Mays starred as prosecutor Carol Anne Keane in the NBC sitcom Trial & Error (2017–2018).

  2. Kiera Cass

    Kiera Cass
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    writerscience fiction writerchildren's writernovelist
    Biography

    Kiera Cass is an American writer of young adult fiction, best known for The Selection series.

  3. Frank Beamer

    Frank Beamer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Franklin Mitchell Beamer is a retired American college football coach, most notably for the Virginia Tech Hokies, and former college football player. Beamer was a cornerback for Virginia Tech from 1966 to 1968. His coaching experience began in 1972, and from 1981 to 1986 Beamer served as the head football coach at Murray State University. He then went on to become the head football coach at Virginia Tech from 1987 until his final game in 2015. He was one of the longest tenured active coaches in NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision and, at the time of his retirement, was the winningest active coach at that level. Upon retiring, Beamer accepted a position as special assistant to the Virginia Tech athletic director, where he focuses on athletic development and advancement. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

  4. Javonte Green

    Javonte Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Javonte Green is an American-Montenegrin professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Radford Highlanders.

General info

Alternative names RU
Founded 1910
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-July)
Total FTE staff 1,449
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 801 East Main St.
Radford, Virginia, 24142
United States
City population 17,000
Phone 5408315000
Fax +1 (540) 831 5038

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