Radford University - Recognition

Princeton Best in the Southeast 2016

Radford University continues to be recognized for the strength of its academic programs, success of its sustainability efforts, and dedication to excellence.

"Best Colleges and Universities in the Southeast"
– The Princeton Review, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

"Best Regional Universities" in the South
– U.S. News & World Report, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

"College of Distinction"
– Colleges of Distinction, 2016

"Best Bang for the Buck" Universities
– Washington Monthly Magazine, Sept.-Oct 2013, Sept.-Oct 2014, Sept.-Oct. 2015

"Best Value Colleges"
– The Princeton Review, 2013, 2014

"Best Colleges for Veterans - South"
– U.S. News & World Report, 2016

"Best for Vets"
– Military Times, 2015

"Best Dorms" Ranked #3 in Virginia and among the top 100 nationwide
– Niche Rankings, 2015

"Top Online Education Programs" (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
– U.S. News & World Report, 2012

"Top Public Master’s Universities in the South"
– U.S. News & World Report, 2010, 2011, 2012

"Top Interior Design Schools in the South"
– DesignIntelligence, 2014

"Top 10 Interior Design Programs in the Nation"
– DesignIntelligence, 2011

"Best 295 Business Schools"
– The Princeton Review, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

"Top Green Colleges in the Nation"
– The Princeton Review, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

"President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll"
– Corporation for National and Community Service, 2009, 2013, 2014

One of only 13 U.S. schools with "Multiple Strong Programs" in Teacher Preparation
– National Council on Teacher Quality, 2013

2011 Goldwater Scholarship Recipient
Junior Biology Major Brandon Newmyer

Awarded First Doctoral Degrees in August 2011

Designated All-Steinway School in September 2011