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Application Guidelines

Radford University offers an incomparable opportunity to receive a first-rate education and to be part of a vibrant community of higher learning. Learn more about how to apply.

Freshmen - New Applicants

You can apply online or complete and submit a paper application. Each requires:

  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • An official transcript of high school work completed
  • An official transcript of any dual enrollment courses completed

  • Scholastic Assessment Test I (SAT I) or American College Testing Program (ACT) results. We recommend that this test be taken no later than December of your senior year. Results from either SAT I or ACT are required of all freshman applicants for admission to Radford. Request to have your results electronically submitted to Radford University or you may send an official copy of your test score report to:

    Send the SAT or ACT results to:
    Radford University Office of Admissions
    Box 6903
    Radford, VA 24142.

Freshmen - Previous Applicants

Students who have submitted an application to Radford University within the past two years are not required to submit a new application.  Please complete and submit a reactivation form (PDF) to be reconsidered for admission.

Submit any additional transcripts of work completed since submission of the original application.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines:

December 1 — Early Action
(notification by January 15)

February 1 — Regular Decision
(notification by April 1)

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