Radford University is a premier co-educational, liberal arts, and sciences university located in Radford in the U.S. State of Virginia. It is one of the state's eight doctorate-granting public universities.Originally founded in 1910, Radford offers comprehensive curricula for undergraduates in more than 100 fields. Radford University is located in the small city of Radford, in the New River Valley, close to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The university atmosphere is residential. Most students live in university residence halls or in private apartments and houses within walking distance of the campus.

The City of Radford and the surrounding region provide a rich variety of cultural and leisure activities. Outdoor enthusiasts will find the university's location along the New River provides opportunities to hike, kayak, fish, swim and camp. Dozens of bicycling and hiking trails are accessible with less than a 30-minute drive, including access points to the Appalachian Trail and Jefferson National Forest. Downtown Radford is home to a variety of locally owned shops and restaurants. Meanwhile, a retail hub providing a regional mall and major chain stores and restaurants is less than 10 miles from campus.

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  • Estimated number of mobility places:  1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

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