Preference Factors

RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM PREFERENCE FACTORS

The requirements for admission described in Admission Requirements are minimum requirements for admission. Because admission to the Program is highly competitive, the Program has designated a number of "Preference Factors" for applicants. In considering applicants for admission to the Program, the Admissions Committee will give preference for admission to applicants possessing the following:

  • An overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.00 scale).
  • A science & math grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Strong motivation to become a radiologic technologist based on a thorough understanding of the profession.
  • Strong motivation to practice in a medically underserved area. Prior work or volunteer experience in health care.
  • Significant extracurricular, professional, or service organization involvement and activity.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the personal written statement in the application and in the interview.
  • Personal qualities relating to maturity and professionalism as demonstrated in the interview and letters of recommendation
  • Nebraska residency.

Note: The RT program participates in two early admission programs: RHOP and KHOP. Up to four (4) positions in each entering class (3 – RHOP, 1 – KHOP) are reserved for applicants to these programs.

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