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Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia, Radford University provides a stunning backdrop for learning and exploration. Campus is 36 miles southwest of Roanoke, Virginia on Route 11 and I-81 in the New River Valley.


With two learning locations situated in the heart of Roanoke, students benefit from easy access to cultural attractions, dining options and recreational activities, enriching their educational experience beyond the classroom.


Embark on a journey of discovery in the vibrant regions surrounding Radford University's locations in Radford and Roanoke. From hiking trails to cultural events, the region surrounding Radford University promises a diverse tapestry of experiences for students and visitors alike. Dozens of bicycling and hiking trails are accessible in about a 30-minute drive, including access points to the Appalachian Trail and Jefferson National Forest.