Radford University is a doctoral-degree granting public university located in Radford, Virginia. Founded in 1910, it is one of only eight such universities in the state. Initially established as a women’s college, it became coeducational in 1972 and was granted university status in 1979 by the Virginia legislature.

As an institution of higher education, Radford University offers comprehensive curricula for both undergraduate and graduates students. It grants bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a wide variety of fields plus offers specialized doctoral programs in health-related professions. The university is organized into the various academic colleges of Business and Economics; Education and Human Development; Graduate and Extended Education; Health and Human Services; Humanities and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Technology; and Visual and Performing Arts.

Cost of attendance for academic year 2009-2010 at Radford University for fulltime, undergraduate, in-state students who are living on campus is US$17,776 broken down into full-year tuition of US$6,904; room and board at US$6,872; books and supplies at US$1,100; personal expenses at US$1,900; and transportation at US$1,000. Out-of-state, fulltime, undergraduate students who are living on campus are charged a total cost of US$27,440. In-state, graduate students who live on campus pay a total cost of attendance of US$17,560 broken down into full-year tuition of US$5,688; room and board at US$6,872; books and supplies at US$1,100; personal expenses at US$2,900 and transportation at US$1,000. Out-of-state graduate students living on campus pay a cost of attendance of US$18,212. To help students pay for their cost of attendance, financial aid is extended to them in the form of loans, grants and scholarships for qualified students.

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