Find Your Place. Here.

We welcome you to discover firsthand what possibilities are waiting for you.


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.

Highlander Success Center

Come See for Yourself

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.

Come Visit Us

It's a Highlander Life


Upcoming Events

News at Radford

  1. Radford University Launches Provisional to Professional Pathway for Provisionally Licensed K-12 Teachers in Virginia »


    To create a convenient way for Virginia teachers with provisional licensure to earn full credentials, Radford University is launching the Provisional to Professional Pathway project beginning Dec. 1.

  2. Winter Commencement 2023: Grace Burke, Waldron College of Health and Human Services »


    Communication Sciences and Disorders student Grace Burke spent many hours immersed in theatre and the arts, which she said taught her how to better communicate her thoughts and feelings — a distinct advantage over many of her peers that endured the COVID pandemic. Those hours, Burke said, paid off by giving her insight into what she wanted to do with her professional life as a speech therapist.

  3. Radford University's Winter Commencement 2023 Speaker: A Trailblazer in Healthcare Leadership »


    Radford University is honored to welcome Susan Carroll '96, MBA, M.H.A., as the distinguished speaker for the Winter Commencement ceremony, set to inspire the graduating class of 2023.

  4. Summit highlights cybersecurity careers for rural students »


    Radford University hosted the Classroom to Career Cybersecurity Summit 2023 Nov. 9 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia. The daylong event was designed to strengthen the coordination among regional businesses and governments, K-12 schools and workforce development agencies to prepare rural students for the changing needs of the current workforce.

  5. Truist lecture series features Dollywood Co. President Eugene Naughton '89  »


    Hired by country music legend Dolly Parton's company in 2019, Naughton is now overseeing a 10-year, $500 million investment strategy that will raise a string of new Dollywood attractions and resort properties by the end of the 2020s.

  6. Radford University named to Military Times’ 2023 “Best for Vets” college rankings »


    Each year, Military Times recognizes schools where veterans can receive the best education and support. In its most recent list, it included Radford, citing the university’s Military Resource Center (MRC), which offers programs geared toward former service members as they integrate into academic and professional lives.