Accreditations & Accolades
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The Davis College of Business and Economics at Radford University has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 1992. Less than five percent of business schools worldwide hold this distinction—assurance that a business degree from the Davis College is of exceptional quality and highly respected by the business community.
The baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Radford University’s School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Radford University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Radford University.
Recognized among the “Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review, 2012-2021
Ranked #1 Among the “Best RN to BSN Programs in Virginia” by RegisteredNursing.org, 2021
Recognized among “The Best Colleges in America” for value by Money® magazine, 2020
Designated a Military Friendly® School for the 2021-22 academic year by VIQTORY
Ranked in the Top 10 Nursing Schools in Virginia by Nurse.org
Recognized as a “College of Distinction” by Colleges of Distinction, 2021
Recognized among the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Recognized among the "Best Online MBA Programs" by U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Ranked #19 among the “Best Colleges for Veterans, Regional Universities South,” by U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Ranked #80 among the “Top Performers on Social Mobility, Regional Universities South,” by U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Ranked #43 Among the “Best Value Schools, Regional Universities South” by U.S. News & World Report, 2021
Ranked #14 among the “Top Public Schools, Regional Universities South,” by U.S. News & World Report, 2021