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Radford University

Radford, VA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%

About Radford University

Radford University is a public, state university in the town of Radford, Virginia. Radford University was founded in 1910. The university enrolls around 7,718 students a year, including 6,008 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Radford University

Around 93% of applicants get into Radford University each year. In 2022, 10,680 out of 11,442 total applicants were accepted.

Radford University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 88%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Radford University is located in Radford, Virginia,.

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College Info

801 East Main Street Radford, VA 24142

Campus Setting: Small Town

Radford University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Radford University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Radford University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1160


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

490 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1160 and Above


970 to 1160


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Radford University students is 1058. Applicants with SAT scores of 1160 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Radford University, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1160 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Radford University.

Radford University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Radford University is like? There are approximately 7,718 students enrolled at Radford University, including 6,008 undergraduate students and 1,710 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from VA and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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