Radford University ranked among best regional universities

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Radford University has been recognized among the best regional universities in the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" 2014 rankings.

RU moved from 50th place (2013 edition) to 32nd place (2014 edition) of public and private universities in the south region category. Radford University was also named as one of the top 20 public regional universities in the south, going from 21st place last year to 13th place.

"We're pleased that Radford University continues to be recognized as one of the top universities in our region," said President Penelope W. Kyle. "I am delighted at this achievement. This ranking is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff who are committed to our students. Radford University is known for offering a quality, student-focused education, and this ranking validates that RU is achieving its goal," Kyle added.

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Sep 10, 2013
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