Guidance Counselors

The relationship between the high school guidance staff and the college admissions office is important to Radford University, and it is our hope that, together, we can help each of your students find the best “fit” for his or her higher education. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions welcomes you to reference the forms and information on this page to help your students through the application process.


Submitting all of the required forms allows our office to review your students' applications more easily and accurately. All of our forms are available on our Forms and Downloads page.

Application Deadlines

December 1 (Early Action/Non-binding): Notification by January 15
January 15: Deadline for academic scholarship candidates
February 1 (Regular Decision): Notification by April 1

Fee Waivers

We will accept either the official College Board waiver form or the NACAC Approved Fee Waiver Form.

School Codes

5565 (SAT) and 4422 (ACT)

Letters of Recommendation

We welcome letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, coaches, club advisors, and anyone else who can provide insight into applicants’ academic ability and/or personal character. Letters are encouraged but not required.

Freshman Profile

Do you want to learn more about the average freshman class, you can learn more by reviewing statistics our freshman profile.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of the most commonly heard questions about the admissions process and about Radford University.