Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. First and foremost, our University emphasizes innovative approaches to teaching and learning in its commitment to the development of responsible and well-educated citizens. 

Radford University develops students’ creative and critical thinking skills, teaches students to analyze problems and implement solutions, helps students discover their leadership styles and fosters their professional growth. Toward these ends, Radford University is student-focused and promotes a sense of caring and meaningful interaction among all community members.

Research is viewed as a vital aspect of the teaching and learning transaction. The University believes in the dynamics of change and maintains a strong commitment to continuous review, evaluation and improvement of the curriculum and all aspects of the University to stay current with the evolving needs of our society.