Radford University Rankings

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In the World#1423 of 14178
In North America#444 of 2629
In the United States#402 of 2528
In Virginia#12 of 63
In Radford#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
7,250
Graduates
3,552
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Radford University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%72%77%
Applicants16,0135,69710,316
Admissions12,0614,0887,973
Freshmen enrolled full time1,6455841,061
Freshmen enrolled part time633

2,288 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,051 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

White8001 (68%)
Black or African American1547 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown921 (8%)
Hispanic618 (5%)
Two or more races497 (4%)
Asian171 (1%)
Nonresident Alien81 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,426
Students receiving aid
88%

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$3,428$3,428
Fee in-state$3,428$3,428
Fee out-of-state$3,875$3,875

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,936
Combined charge for room and board$9,637
Room charge$5,281
Meal charge$4,356

Radford University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General15126
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other155
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies14013
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching150
Business Administration and Management, General12410
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse108
Marketing & Marketing Management, General91
Biology & Biological Sciences, General89
Speech Communication and Rhetoric808
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies80
Social Work3642
Journalism68
Computer Science64
Art & Art Studies, General478
Finance, General44
English Language and Literature, General3310
Education, General42
Special Education and Teaching, General37
Accounting36
Music, General305
Design and Visual Communications, General31
Political Science and Government, General29
Physical Therapy & Therapist28
Economics, General27
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services27
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist27
Educational Leadership and Administration, General21
Geographic Information Science and Cartography20
Social Sciences, General20
Occupational Therapy & Therapist20
History, General19
Mathematics, General19
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General16
Information Science & Studies16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General16
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General16
Physics, General14
Chemistry, General14
Sociology13
Athletic Training & Trainer12
Geology & Earth Science, General12
Dance, General10
Reading Teacher Education8
Nursing Practice7
Anthropology5
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other5
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration5
Counseling Psychology5
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General3
Grand Total1,84330940
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%48%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,497
Citations
42,769

Publication count by topic

Psychology
566
Medicine
240
Computer science
190
Biology
170
Business
168
Sociology
160
Political science
149
Mathematics
116
Economics
108
Engineering
101
Geography
68
History
66
Art
63
Chemistry
59
Geology
41
Materials science
36
Physics
27
Philosophy
22
Environmental science
21

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business8335,089
Sociology8403,036
History885161
Psychology89715,621
Political science1239585
Economics14001,538
Computer science16354,091
Philosophy167122
Geography1768550
Mathematics19401,882
Environmental science1995889
Geology2213228
Art22257
Medicine22512,469
Physics2288650
Biology25123,001
Engineering3397183
Chemistry3729613
Materials science442992

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902571
19912388
199236107
199318109
199419124
199525156
199624178
199726227
199825233
199942246
200063296
200190346
200277350
2003125411
200461529
200578669
200671971
2007661092
2008941305
2009901700
2010921997
2011982237
2012802583
2013772908
20141483310
2015983345
20161352995
2017992863
20181192586
20191073052
2020963181

General info

Alternative namesRU
Founded1910
WikipediaRadford University
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-July)
Total FTE staff1,413
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address801 East Main St.
Radford, Virginia, 24142
United States
City population17,000
Phone5408315000
Fax+1 (540) 831 5038

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