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Announcement: We are still accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester.

You've decided Radford University is the place for you! Maybe you've visited campus or taken a virtual tour. You've explored our academic programs and learned what makes Radford University a school of choice. Radford University has experienced exciting growth in the last year and we want you to be a part of our next incoming class!

Take the next step!

  • Learn about our admission standards, traditional application review as well as our test optional application process on our Application Guidelines page. 
  • If you have started our application and are ready to complete and submit your application, please select the appropriate application link below and use the sign back in feature on the application pages.


New Freshman Applicant

If you are currently enrolled in your senior year of high school and will enroll in Radford University in the fall following graduation please use the new freshman application.

Transfer Applicant

If you are currently attending a community college, college or university please use the transfer application.

International Applicant

If you graduated from a high school or university that is not located in the US please use this application.  This does not apply to children that are affiliated with the US military.

Reactivation Request

If you have applied to Radford University within the last year, but did not attend, please email ( your request to activate your application for a future term.  Please include your name, birthdate, and the term you would like to begin attending Radford University.

Readmission Process

If you have attended Radford University previously and not been enrolled for one or more semesters you are required to apply for readmission.  This process is handled through the Registrar's Office

Returning Applicant

Check out your application status!  If you have already submitted your application and want to check on your application status and requirements, sign-in here.

Program Admission Requirements

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will review and offer you admission to the university.  Some programs require additional application materials for you to be a full program participant. Learn more about the programs that require additional application materials or an audition.

College of Business and Economics

All business majors are required to complete a pre-business program prior to admission to a business major.  Most of the courses in the pre-business program consist of courses in the general education requirements.  In addition to the pre-business program, there is a common set of core classes which all business majors must complete for the B.B.A. degree.

Additional academic information about the requirements of the B.B.A. degree are provided by the Advising Center.

College of Education and Human Development

Students considering majors in Education or Nutrition & Dietetics will be required to complete the defined prerequisites and application process as defined by each department.

Nutrition & Dietetics

School of Teacher Education & Leadership

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Students considering majoring in Dance or Music must also complete an audition with the department to be considered for the major.  To learn more about the audition process please visit:

Dance Department Auditions

Music Department Auditions

Waldron College of Health and Human Services

Students considering the undergraduate programs in the Waldron College of Health and Human will apply to their intended program during their sophmore year.  Learn more about these individual program requirements:

Communication Sciences and Disorders

School of Nursing

School of Social Work