|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into RU and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 12,061 out of 16,013 applicants were admitted making Radford University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Radford University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Radford University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
What GPA do you need to get into Radford University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into RU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Radford University was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.15 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as RU accepts 75% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
61% of Radford University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||6%|
|Top 25% of class||22%|
|Top 50% of class||61%|
|Bottom 50% of class||39%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||14%||14%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Radford University is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Radford University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233277 IPEDS survey data for Radford University.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to RU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.