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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. “Value proposition” – Radford, Junior Achievement give local students a sampling of the college experience »

    5/20/2024

    High schoolers from around the region have attended growth opportunities at Radford’s Venture Lab, participating in business-related workshops on such subjects as time management, conflict resolution, career success and starting their own enterprises. 

  2. Highlander Highlights: Week of May 13, 2024 »

    5/17/2024

    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. 

  3. A man with drive: George Zama fast-tracks his dreams »

    5/16/2024

    On the streets around Radford, you’ve probably noticed the 2019 BMW i8 with gull-wing doors, sleek and purring at a stoplight. Perhaps you’ve even passed it on the street – or, more likely, it passed you.

  4. RARE: Amazonia welcomes Highlanders to the jungle »

    5/15/2024

    Across the next three weeks, a group of Radford undergraduates in the Radford Away Research Expedition program will travel to Peru to visit Puerto Maldonado as well as the Las Piedras Biodiversity Station, a lab located within more than 30,000 acres of rainforest. During their visits, they’ll explore the region and conduct experiments of their own design. 

  5. RARE Appalachia gives Highlanders a chance to explore and learn »

    5/13/2024

    This month, a group of intellectually curious Radford University students will embark on a two-week trek exploring remote areas tucked away in Southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Highlands.

  6. Emerging educators honored with prestigious Hattie M. Strong scholarships for their determination »

    5/10/2024

    Six students in Radford University’s College of Education and Human Development teacher preparation program who were each awarded $5,000 in scholarship support from the Hattie M. Strong Foundation.