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Radford University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
801 E Main St
Radford, Virginia 24141
(540) 831-5000
Email address
School Information
"Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 10,695 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The University offers 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 28 master's programs in 23 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 14 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate." (Source:
General Information
Radford University has encouraged its students to attend Black Lives Matter protests, whilst prohibiting other types of gatherings. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
  • University encourages students to attend Black Lives Matter protests, despite COVID-19 restrictions.
Program and Research Funding
  • The Diversity Awareness Programming (DAP) at Radford University is a student-led group in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion that is supported by University Student Activity Fees to bring awareness to diversity, inclusion, and social justice issues.
  • The university offered the following list of resources "for anyone interested in working towards addressing and tackling their own biases, or seeking to make their classroom, department, or college a more inclusive and welcoming place for all people."
  • Radford University’s Office of Institutional Equity “supports and advances the University's commitment to diversity, equity and access.”
  • The Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Radford University helps to advance the schools efforts towards diversity and inclusion and provides information, activities, and resources towards a more anti-racist education.
  • The Teaching Resource Center at the College of Education and Human Development at Radford University has a collection of multicultural and diversity teaching materials to be used in the classroom.
  • The Radford University PA Program is dedicated to and focused on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to its students.
  • The Biology Department at Radford University describes its research lab as “an anti-racist environment which aims to promote intersectional diversity, equity and inclusion.”
Symbolic Actions
  • The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning released its "Statement On Anti-Racism."
Last updated November 20th, 2023
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