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 print-off a 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 endicott@xavier.edu .
  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 screened to see if they meet the 2.4 gpa or higher requirement. The applicant will meet with the program director to discuss the program and requirements. Applicants are required to complete observation time within a radiology department. All applicants will be interviewed by a panel consisting of the program director, clinical instructors and managers from the affiliate hospitals. The applicants will be ranked using the average of the rubric score and grade-point-average. Based on applicant's ranking score the program will offer acceptance letters to the top fifteen applicants . This rubric can use viewed under the program's policies and procedures section. During the month of October the program will begin interview process and the last month to interview is March 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, completion of physical form, CPR certification, and submission of immunization records.

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.