- 4 Year
- RADFORD, VA
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- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade B+
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade B
- Athleticsgrade B
- Party Scenegrade A
- Professorsgrade A minus
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade B+
- 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.
Radford University Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Psychology160 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities155 Graduates
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching150 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies146 Graduates
- Business130 Graduates
- Nursing108 Graduates
- Marketing101 Graduates
- Biology89 Graduates
- Communications80 Graduates
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies80 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 Campus27%
- On Campus71%
- Unfriendly at first3%
- The perfect campus and student population size35%
- Small size, pretty campus, extremely rural30%
- Accepting, warm, a place to call home6%
- Medium size, pretty campus, very rural6%
- Home away from home3%
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.