Radford University (RU)

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RU can be found in Radford, VA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. RU has an enrollment of about twelve thousand students.

Radford University sends acceptance letters to approximately 80% of applicants. Of those that are accepted, nearly 14% of students enrolled. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Radford University (RU) acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 70%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .radford.edu.

Overall Radford University (RU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Radford University was reported as 75.3% in Fall 2020 with over 16,000 college applications submitted to Radford University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Radford University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.2%
  • 2017-2018: 74.3%
  • 2018-2019: 74.6%
  • 2019-2020: 75.3%
  • Projected RU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.4%

How Does Radford University (RU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for RU is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Wake Forest University29.6%
Winston-Salem State University67.6%
North Carolina A & T State University58.3%
High Point University74.6%
Appalachian State University76.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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