Radiologic Technology | Mercy College

Radiologic Technology

Admission Requirements

An applicant must be a high school graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.7 or a general equivalency diploma (GED) recipient with a score of 570 (score of 57 prior to 2002). If an applicant’s GPA or GED score is below the minimum, he/she may be eligible for admission under transfer student guidelines.

Transfer Student Guidelines
A transfer student must be a high school graduate or a GED recipient and have earned a minimum of 15 credit hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college, with a GPA of at least 2.7. For applicants who have attended more than one regionally accredited college, GPAs from all colleges must combine to equal at least 2.7.

Additional Admission Requirements for All Radiologic Technology Program Applicants
Applicants must have the following test scores:
  • ACT composite score of 21, with a score of 20 on mathematics sub-test and a score of 19 on scientific reasoning sub-test, or SAT with a combined score of 1060 or above.
  • ACT/SAT is waived for transfer students who have earned a minimum of 15 college semester hours at a regionally accredited college with a minimum 2.7 GPA.

Applicants must have completed and passed these high school courses, or their college equivalents, within the past seven years:

  • Algebra** - one unit
  • Biology** - one unit
  • Chemistry** with a lab - one unit

All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better; a grade of “B” or better preferred. Courses marked with ** must have been completed within the past seven years with grade of “C” or better; a grade of “B” or better preferred. The seven-year limit applies to all students, even for students who hold degrees or healthcare diplomas.

For students who are not United States citizens and/or for whom English is a second language, please review the college catalog online for further admission information.