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. 

grey bar

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!

grey bar
Join the Conversation
Schedule a Financial Aid Call
Connect with your Admissions Counselor
I'm ready to confirm enrollment!
grey bar

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

grey bar

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

Learn the Radford Lingo

grey bar

In the News

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


    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 »


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


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


    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 »


    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! »


    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 »


    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.

grey bar

Join Us

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

"Best Colleges for your Money" - MONEY
Top Public Schools South #12 - U.S. News and World Report
"Best Colleges and Universities in the Southeast"
"Top Green Colleges in the Nation"