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 2,485 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,998 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 2,485 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,998 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 99 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 18 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,508
$12,535 for Virginia Residents
Student Population2,485
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs99 graduate programs
(18 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 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)18 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 $19,225 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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
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 42 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, 507 students have completed their study at Radford University.
Offered Degrees at Radford University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree234417
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Doctor's degree - professional practice2214
Doctor's degree - other4237
Post Bachelor's Degree11631
Post Master's Degree108
Total4215507
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Radford University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Management Science program with 10 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 61 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 30 completers.
Radford University offers 42 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 507 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 417 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 37 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 31 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 8 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 [+] 5 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration5-
Education [+] (1 completers) 153 completers$39,900
Education38$39,900
Educational Leadership and Administration28$47,600
Special Education and Teaching61$43,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services21$40,000
Reading Teacher Education5-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Psychology [+] 14 completers$50,600
Psychology14$50,600
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 7 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies7-
Human Services [+] 48 completers-
Social Work48$39,100
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 15 completers-
Art/Art Studies10-
Music5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 138 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist31-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management11-
Physician Assistant41-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist39-
Nursing Administration1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing15-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business Administration and Management16-
Total417
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 [+] 3 completers-
Counseling Psychology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist28-
Nursing Practice6-
Total37
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Public Health10-
Nursing Practice4-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism5-
Mathematics Teacher Education8-
Reading Teacher Education0-
English Language and Literature [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Management Science10-
Total31
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
School Psychology8-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at Radford

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,485 students enrolled into Radford University graduate schools where it has total 8,998 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 722 full-time and 1,763 part-time graduate students. By gender, 390 male and 2,095 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
Total2,4853902,095
Full-time722153569
Part-tme1,7632371,526
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,740 White (70.02%), 220 Black/African American (8.85%), 60 Hispanic (2.41%), 38 Asian (1.53%), and 427 students with other races. 11 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4853902,095
American Indian/Native American835
Asian38731
Black/African American22035185
Hispanic601743
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,7402721,468
Two More38830
Un-Known36945324
Non-resident Alien1138
Radford University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,771 graduate students (71.27% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 190 graduate students (7.65% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,485
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,771
Enrolled Some Online Courses190
Not in Online Courses524
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Radford University. 521 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.97% of total students), 499 students are aged above 50 (20.08%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Radford University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4853902,095
Age 20-2143439
Age 22-2447892386
Age 25-2944380363
Age 30-3426941228
Age 35-3924044196
Age 40-4951363450
Age 50-6447664412
Over 6423221

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