Radford University lands in top-10 of Virginia universities in MONEY ranking

Of the Virginia public and private higher education institutions listed in MONEY’s 2017 “Best Colleges for Your Money,” Radford University ranked amongst the top 10.

MONEY, a TIME magazine publication, ranked more than 2,400 colleges and universities in the United States based on 27 measures of educational quality, affordability, alumni success and added-value. Radford University placed 425th on MONEY’s final list of 711.

MONEY, which uses Stanford Economist Raj Chetty’s educational data, points to the value of higher education, saying that “colleges…help students achieve the American dream.”

To see how MONEY ranked the 2017’s Best Colleges, visit their web page.

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 9,400 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The university offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and five certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 11 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Athletic Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 270 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engagement, leadership development and community service. Learn more at www.radford.edu.    

Jul 12, 2017
Max Esterhuizen