Explore the majors Radford University has to offer!

Radford University offers an extensive array of majors tailored to students’ individual talents, interests and passions.

From criminal justice to communication, biology to business administration, dance to design, disciplines are designed to help students meet the growing and evolving workforce.

The talented faculty and staff in the University’s six colleges, including helpful mentors in the Advising Center for Major Exploration, work to empower all students to explore, evaluate and choose their academic, career and personal goals. 

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What is a Highlander?

A Highlander is a fearsome, strong and proud individual. And, Radford University is proud to serve as home to nearly 12,000 Highlander students with a national network of nearly 100,000 Highlander alumni.  

At Radford, we are defined by our close-knit and caring community. If you are looking for a supportive environment with world-class faculty and caring staff defined by one-of-a-kind experiences and interactions, Radford is the place for you!

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A Look at Campus


McConnell Library


Governor's Quad


Heth Lawn


Moffett Lawn


Muse Hall


Student Plaza


The Clocks


The Fountain


Highlander Statue and Bench


Young Hall


Dedmon Center


Center for the Sciences


College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Building


Covington Center


Kyle Hall

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Video Library


Radford University students experience a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Peruvian rainforest.


Mashail Alghamdi Debuts at New York Fashion Week 2018


Alaska Geophysics students voyage to the Arctic to conduct sea ice research


Radford University: Responsive. Resilient. Real.  


Radford Gives Back During the MLK Day of Service, 2020


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In the News

  1. Governor allocates $101 million in proposed budget for new building at Radford University »

    12/17/2019

    Earlier today, Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed 2020-2022 Biennial Budget was released with allocations of additional funding for various entities, including Radford University.

  2. Radford University earns STARS silver rating for campus sustainability practices »

    12/11/2019

    Radford University’s campus sustainability initiatives have received a green thumbs up!

     

  3. Radford University cuts ribbon on its new lab for student entrepreneurs »

    9/27/2019

    Radford University officially opened its new home for student entrepreneurship Thursday, Sept. 26, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kyle Hall.

  4. Inaugural Highlander Discovery Institute event brings meaningful, thought-provoking discussion to Radford campus and local community »

    9/20/2019

    The inaugural Highlander Discovery Institute event was held September 19, 2019. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community experienced an insightful discussion focused on the nexus of politics and society.

  5. Looking to get more involved on campus? Join the club! »

    9/12/2019

    More than 200 clubs and organizations were represented at the Aug. 30 Club Fair, a biannual celebration of student involvement. 

  6. U.S. News & World Report highlights Radford University’s commitment to innovation with a significant rise in national rankings »

    9/9/2019

    Radford University advanced closer to the top of the list in the 2020 Best Colleges rankings in U.S. News and World Report. Radford University comes in at No. 12 for Top Public Schools – Regional Universities South, up from No. 18 last year.

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Radford University continues to be recognized for the strength of its academic programs, the success of its sustainability efforts and its dedication to excellence.

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"Best Colleges and Universities in the Southeast"
"Top Green Colleges in the Nation"