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We welcome you to discover firsthand the opportunities waiting for you.

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Your Success is Our Goal

We are committed to helping you earn your degree and beyond!


We are here for you. We want all Highlanders to be successful and feel confident about their studies, life on campus and sense of belonging. The Highlander Success Center is here to help you from day one. Whether you are new to Radford and need to make connections or you need help deciding what classes to take, we can help.

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Nestled in the stunning landscape of southwest Virginia


Radford University encourages you to explore your interests in the classroom, on campus, and in the beautiful outdoors. From fashion design to cybersecurity, from managing a stock portfolio to archaeological digs, and from clinical work with patients to a real-world ambulance simulator - you have opportunities to grow and learn in a forward-thinking, close-knit environment.

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News at Radford

  1. Highlander Highlights: Week of February 19, 2024 »

    2/23/2024

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  2. A born communicator finds her place in Public Relations »

    2/23/2024

    Stephanie Perez discovered her talent in communications as a public relations major at Radford University.

  3. Radford University establishes Southwest Virginia Teacher Apprenticeship Consortium »

    2/19/2024

    Radford University is partnering with local school divisions to help resolve the growing teacher shortage by establishing the Southwest Virginia Teacher Apprenticeship Consortium (SWVTAC). 

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of February 12, 2024 »

    2/16/2024

    This week in Highlanders in the News: ESPN star Marty Smith ’98 drops in on the “Dale Jr. Download” podcast for an extended chat that revisits his formative years at Radford; artist, teacher and photographer Heather Renee, M.F.A. ’21, kicks off a new exhibit of digital photography; Recreation and Wellness Director D.J. Preston talks shop on the Campus Rec podcast; and Evan Jacobson, M.A. ’95, discusses his life behind a drumkit. 

  5. Radford health sciences grad plans to use her degree for career versatility »

    2/14/2024

    Abigail Ray ’23 always knew she wanted to work in a medical field, but she was also interested in a versatile  career that would allow her to explore the many specialties that healthcare offers. Enter the Bachelor of Science in health sciences at Radford University at Carilion in Roanoke.

  6. Michael Ziegenfus explores Radford's global opportunities »

    2/9/2024

    Michael Ziegenfus isn’t wasting one single second of his time at Radford University. The junior physics major from Gloucester, Virginia, has taken full advantage of the many opportunities for success the university has to offer its students, from research to internships to study abroad opportunities.