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Radford University sets enrollment records

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Radford University's fall 2013 enrollment has set a school record of 9,928 students.

RU's fall 2013 undergraduate enrollment is also a record for the University, at 8,913.

Also, retention among the returning freshmen cohort (Class of 2016) is up by four percent, compared to the previous year, and is the highest since fall 2008.

Since fall 2009, Radford University's enrollment has increased each year with a total of 1,050 students.

The Class of 2017 is composed of 1,986 students from 314 Virginia high schools and 138 out-of state and international high schools and represents 16 different countries.

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