Non-Degree Procedure

If you have enrolled in a RU Graduate course as a “non-degree seeking” graduate student within the previous two years, your application is “current.” You may register online using your RU PIN or call the Registrar’s Office at (540) 831-5469 for assistance.

If you do not have a current non-degree graduate application on file, follow the process for application as a non-degree seeking graduate student, as outlined below:


Apply and Pay Application Fee ($50)

Apply online OR use paper application.

When filling out the Application….
When asked "What type of degree is desired?"
Select - Non-Degree Status

Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 2.75; or Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 3.00.*

Test Scores - None Required *
Recommendations - None Required *
Transcripts - Submit official transcripts from undergraduate & graduate institutions in the original sealed envelopes from the registrar.
* Specific certificates or courses may have additional requirements.

Complete the on-line or paper application; pay the application fee; and request transcripts to be sent to: Radford University Graduate Admissions, PO Box 6928, Radford, VA 24142

Specific deadlines may be set for individual programs or courses; however, in all cases, a complete application--including transcripts verifying degree(s) conferred, must be received by the Graduate College prior to the beginning of the class.

Once your application is complete and approved, you will receive a letter from Graduate Admissions with general registration instructions. Specific courses or programs may also provide specific instructions for registration.

We look forward to welcoming you to Radford University! If you need assistance or have questions related to the Graduate Admissions process, email graduate admissions or call us at (540) 831-5431.

A word of advice…. Don’t delay! Complete your application and request your transcripts today! It can take several weeks for transcripts to arrive!