Criteria

All applicants must be accepted as an undergraduate student at the Xavier University before applying to the radiologic technology program.

Students entering the radiologic technology program must be 18 years of age by Sept. 30 of the enrollment year. This follows the suggested guidelines set forth by the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements for student radiographer.

Procedure

  1. Applicants must complete and submit undergraduate application form to Xavier University as well as send official high school transcripts or G.E.D. scores, ACT or SAT test scores and any college transcripts to the Admissions Office. Applicants must indicate radiologic technology as their intended major on the application form. The university application forms can be submitted online.
  2. The Admissions Office will screen the application and transcripts to see if the applicant meets Xavier's admissions requirements. When the applicant is accepted into the university, they will receive a letter of acceptance into the university as an undergraduate student. Your acceptance letter will instruct you to contact the Radiologic Technology Program.
  3. After acceptance as an undergraduate student, you will apply to the Radiologic Technology Program for acceptance into the program. You must copy the RT application, complete the application and mail it to the RT Program Director. Applicants must have a current GPA of 2.4 or higher to be eligible for acceptance into the RT program.
  4. It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact the Program Director to schedule an interview date, after the applicant has been accepted into the University as an undergraduate student. The telephone number to call to schedule the interview is (513) 745-3358 or email.
  5. The radiologic technology program director and the clinical instructor from affiliate hospital will interview qualified applicants before being admitted into the RT program. The applicants are checked to see if they meet the 2.4 gpa or higher requirement. All applicants must score a minimum of 80 on the interview rubric. This interview score is based on the average between your two interviews with the program director and the clinical instructor. This rubric can use viewed under the program's policies and procedures section. During the months of September and October the program will begin interviewing currently enrolled Xavier students wanting to declare radiologic technology as their new major. In November the program will open the interview process to all applicants. The applicants who meet all of the requirements as they are received by the radiologic technology program will receive letters of provisional acceptance. After the program is filled all other accepted undergraduate applicants are placed on a waiting list and are accepted in order if vacancies occur before the program begins in August. If you are not admitted to the program and placed on the waiting list it is your responsible to reapply to the program for the next year.   Final acceptance is granted when the student submits evidence of a current 2.4 gpa or higher, good physical health and immunization record.

Note: Applicants must indicate their hospital preference on the RT application form with first and second choice. Each hospital is limited to the amount of students they can accept each year, you may be placed in your second choice of hospital. If this occurs, you will be notified at the time you receive your acceptance letter.