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Chances of getting into Radford University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.3%
Admission Difficulty for Radford University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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Find out which students are getting accepted at RU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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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.

RU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Radford University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Radford University
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

RU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Radford University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Radford University
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

RU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Radford University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
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

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High School Class Rank

61% of Radford University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Radford University students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Radford University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 10,316 5,697 16,013
Accepted 7,973 4,088 12,061
Acceptance Rate 77% 72% 75%
Enrolled 1,064 587 1,651
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 14% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
42

Applicants have 42 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Radford University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Radford University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Radford University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into 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.