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Colleges and Universities - USA Universities - Radford University

Contact Info:
State: Virginia
City: Radford
Street: East Main Street
ZIP: 24142
Phone: (540) 831-5000
Details:
 Serves: Worldwide
 Enrollment: Once a year
 Financial Aid: Yes
 Scholarships: Yes

Radford University was originally founded in 1910 by Dr. J. Preston McConnell as a women's college as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women. This college was a normal school and offered a two-year degree in rural arts for students. Now serving nearly 10,000 enrolled students, Radford offers comprehensive curriculum for undergraduates in over 100 fields, graduate programs including the M.F.A., M.B.A. and specialized doctoral programs in health-related work field. University offers 153 undergraduate and graduate program options, service learning, research and study abroad opportunities, internships and pre-professional programs. Radford's undergraduate programs emphasize the liberal arts, teacher education and business.

Radford University is organized into six undergraduate colleges: Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Economics, Education and Human Development, Health and Human Services, Science and Technology, and Visual and Performing Arts. Some fields are designated as schools such as the School of Nursing and School of Social Work and the School of Communication.

Radford University is student oriented and focused on providing outstanding academic programs for studying; it is known for strong student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life. RU offers many opportunities to get involved and succeed not only in the classroom but in professional and personal life as well. Radford University offers a challenging environment where every student can experience personal growth and develop leadership skills. The Honors Academy, a Center of Excellence, welcomes students who strive to reach their goals.

Financial Aid
Students should complete only the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid for the academic year. The form is available from high school guidance office, local community college, upon request from the RU Financial Aid Office or can be completed online.




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Programs offered by this school:
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Communication Science and Disorders
Master of Arts in English
Master of Fine Arts in Art
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Master of Science in Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Special Education
Master of Science in Education in English as a Second Language (ESL)