- 4 Year
- RADFORD, VA
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As of January 2022, Radford University will no longer require COVID-19 vaccinations or booster shots for students as a general condition of enrollment or in-person attendance. All employees and students, regardless of campus location, are still required to wear facemasks indoors and several locations across campus will continue to provide disposable masks and KN95 masks. Learn More
- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade B+
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade B
- Athleticsgrade B+
- Party Scenegrade A
- Professorsgrade B
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade A minus
- Campus Foodgrade B
- Student Lifegrade B+
- Safetygrade B minus
Radford University is a medium-sized public university known for our strong faculty and student bonds and close-knit campus community as well as innovative use of technology and immersive practical learning experiences. On our residential campus in southwest Virginia, Radford offers more than 10,000 students 76 bachelor’s degree programs, more than 300 student clubs and 16 Division I sports teams.
We are committed to providing a quality, hands-on education that delivers results. You’ll find our Design students showing at New York Fashion Week, Education students teaching in classrooms from Virginia to South Korea, and Finance students managing over $2 million dollars as part of the Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization.
At Radford, you’ll find student representation from 54 countries and 46 states; additionally, 31% of our students are from ethnically diverse backgrounds and 36% of our students are the first in their family to attend college.
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Radford University Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Nursing219 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities169 Graduates
- Psychology150 Graduates
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching146 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies127 Graduates
- Business112 Graduates
- Biology97 Graduates
- Communications78 Graduates
- Marketing77 Graduates
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies60 Graduates
Nursing at Radford University
Radford University offers one of the top-ranked nursing programs in Virginia. Here, you'll develop your expertise through coursework in classrooms and in our state-of-the-art simulation lab as well as immersion in local hospitals. Upon graduation, you will have 500 hours of direct experience in a healthcare setting and in 2020, 100% of graduates passed the NCLEX licensing exam.
- Mix of Online and on Campus77%
- On Campus13%
- Unfriendly at first4%
- The perfect campus and student population size35%
- Small size, pretty campus, extremely rural31%
- Accepting, warm, a place to call home8%
- Medium size, pretty campus, very rural6%
- The best college on the east coast1%
Radford University Reviews
Anyways, if it wasn't for Greek life and the general entitled ignorant culture it encompasses, this school could be so much more. My advice: commute.