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Application Process Checklist for the Radiologic Technology Program at NPC


Thank you for your interest in NPC's Radiologic Technology program. Please complete all the proceeding steps. 

Applications are accepted January through April 15.

STEP 1: If you are not a current NPC student, please apply for admission. Send all official transcripts from high school and college. If being mailed, please send to 101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913.

Please answer the following questions using a Word document:

    • Explain your reasons for choosing Radiologic Technology as a career.
    • The Radiologic Technology courses are very time intensive. What plans have you made to prepare to meet this schedule?
    • What are your plans and aspirations for the future?

Meet with program faculty to discuss your ATI TEAS exam scores. The exam may be taken twice.

Letters regarding admission will be sent out in late May. 

Admissions Procedures

Admission process to the Radiologic Technology Program is selective. Minimum GPA (grade point average) for admission consideration is 2.5. All Science courses must be completed within the last 7 years. Grade point averages are calculated using only the pre-requisite courses required in the Radiologic Technology program. Selection decisions are made in late May by the Radiologic Technology program faculty.

 Criteria for admission:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA  (grade point average) from required pre-requisite courses. All pre-requisite courses must be completed with a C or better. All science courses must be completed within the last 7 years.
  • All students applying for the program must take the ATI TEAS Version 7 Exam. A minimum score of 56 is required to be considered for the program. This test may be taken twice/admission cycle.
  • Once the TEAS exam is successfully completed and requirements are met, qualifying applicants are ranked according to GPA in all completed program prerequisites. The number of students accepted into the program depends directly on the available clinical capacity.

For a list of prerequisite courses, please read the additional information in the Student Handbook.