Radford University Graduate Schools

Radford University (referred to as Radford) is a Public, 4 years school located in Radford, VA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - other. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Radford University is $12,535 for Virginia residents and $21,508 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,388 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,695 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Radford University (referred to as Radford) is a Public, 4 years school located in Radford, VA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - other.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1928 - Current).
Radford Directory Information
School NameRadford University (Radford)
Address801 East Main St., Radford, VA 24142
Phone540-831-5000
Webhttps://www.radford.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.radford.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.radford.edu/content/financial-aid/home.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Radford University is $12,535 for Virginia residents and $21,508 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,388 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,695 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 76 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,508
$12,535 for Virginia Residents
Student Population3,388
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs76 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Radford University is $12,535 for Virginia residents and $21,508 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $371 for Virginia residents and $726 for out-of-state students.
Radford University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Radford University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Radford University is $12,535 for Virginia residents and $21,508 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.59% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,336$3,220$16,862$3,667
2018-2019$8,915$3,288$17,441$3,735
2019-2020$8,915$3,428$17,441$3,875
2020-2021$8,915$3,494$17,441$3,941
2021-2022$8,915$3,620$17,441$4,067
The graduate school tuition & fees of Radford is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Virginia graduate tuition is $27,804 (public) / $16,962 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Radford University$12,535$21,508
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Virginia Graduate Schools$14,484$18,851
Public$14,613$27,804
Private$16,962
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,830 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Radford University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.70% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,830. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.91% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,522$2,900$8,522$3,300
2018-2019$8,778$2,900$8,778$3,300
2019-2020$8,995$2,900$8,995$3,300
2020-2021$9,612$3,046$9,612$3,446
2021-2022$10,330$3,050$10,330$3,500
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $371 for Virginia residents and $726 for other students at Radford University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$482$856
2018-2019$509$883
2019-2020$514$888
2020-2021$371$726
2021-2022$371$726

Graduate Programs at Radford

Radford University offers 43 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 499 students have completed their study at Radford University.
Offered Degrees at Radford University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree224423
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Doctor's degree - professional practice2210
Doctor's degree - other4246
Post Bachelor's Degree13614
Post Master's Degree106
Total4315499
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Radford University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the School Psychology program with 9 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 57 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 30 completers.
Radford University offers 43 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 499 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 423 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 46 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration1-
Education [+] (1 completers) 148 completers$39,900
Education57$39,900
Educational Leadership and Administration17$47,600
Special Education and Teaching44$43,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$40,000
Reading Teacher Education4-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Psychology [+] 27 completers$50,600
Psychology27$50,600
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Human Services [+] 47 completers-
Social Work47$39,100
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Art/Art Studies7-
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 156 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist25-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management19-
Physician Assistant42-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist40-
Nursing Administration6-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing24-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Business Administration and Management17-
Total423
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Counseling Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist8-
Physical Therapy/Therapist30-
Nursing Practice4-
Total46
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Public Health8-
Nursing Practice2-
Total10
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)1-
Education [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism0-
Mathematics Teacher Education4-
Reading Teacher Education0-
English Language and Literature [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Design and Applied Arts (other)1-
Music Pedagogy0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Management Science3-
Total14
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
School Psychology6-
Total6

Graduate Student Population at Radford

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,388 students enrolled into Radford University graduate schools where it has total 10,695 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 710 full-time and 2,678 part-time graduate students. By gender, 461 male and 2,927 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3884612,927
Full-time710167543
Part-tme2,6782942,384
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,682 White (49.65%), 181 Black/African American (5.34%), 57 Hispanic (1.68%), 38 Asian (1.12%), and 1,430 students with other races. 14 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3884612,927
American Indian/Native American615
Asian38632
Black/African American18124157
Hispanic571344
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White1,6822671,415
Two More33726
Un-Known1,3761331,243
Non-resident Alien1495
Radford University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,610 graduate students (77.04% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 343 graduate students (10.12% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,388
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,610
Enrolled Some Online Courses343
Not in Online Courses435
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Radford University. 568 students are aged 20 to 24 (16.77% of total students), 613 students are aged above 50 (18.09%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Radford University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3884612,927
Age 20-2149445
Age 22-2451999420
Age 25-29590100490
Age 30-3440261341
Age 35-3941260352
Age 40-4979979720
Age 50-6458655531
Over 6427324
Age Un-Known404

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