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.