Radiography Program

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Admission Criteria

Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) offers a two-year, professional program, leading to an Associate of Applied Science of Radiography degree (AAS.RAD). Learning is facilitated through classroom activities, practice labs and clinical experiences in area healthcare facilities.

Note: Applicants need to only complete one application through the online system, and incomplete applications will not be processed. All documents (high school and college transcripts) MUST be on file when the application is submitted.

Admissions Process:

The Radiography program has a limited number of spaces and admissions into this program is very competitive.

The admissions application for fall 2019 opens November 1, 2018 and closes on January 31, 2019. Admissions Decisions will be sent in late April 2019.

Students whom are seeking to apply are encouraged to attend a Radiography Information Session. For upcoming dates please click here.

Application Criteria:

Applicants to the Radiography Program are based on the following standards:

  • Completion of the Admissions Application to RCBC.
  • Submission of a completed Radiography admissions application online.
  • Applicants must attain a minimum age of 18 years within 6 months prior to the start of program.
  • Submission of proof of high school completion via
    • High School Diploma
    • GED
    • Translation of Foreign Credential
  • Official Transcripts from previously attended colleges and/or universities transcripts to:  
    Office of Outreach & Admissions
    900 College Circle
    Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
  • Completion of required non-radiography courses with a grade of a C or better
    • BIO 110
    • BIO 111
    • BIO 114
    • BIO 115
    • CIS 101
    • ENG 101
    • HIT 105
    • MTH 107
    • PSY 101
    • SOC 101
    • SPE 102
      Note: Completion of non-radiography courses is strongly recommended but not required.
  • Achievement of a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 or greater in all college coursework.
  • Students with non-repeated failures in non-radiography courses will not be admissible.
  • Students with more than 2 failures and more than 2 repeats of the non-radiography courses will not be admissible.

NOTE: Meeting all admission standards DOES NOT guarantee admission into the program.

Admissions Decisions

Applicants will be selected according to total points earned based on the admission rubric. This rubric will evaluate the academic performance of a student within the non-radiography courses

RCBC Radiography Admission Rubric

All applicable courses are evaluated using the following scale:
A = 10 points
A- = 9 points
B+ = 8 points
B = 7 points
B- = 6 points
C+ = 3 points
C = 2 points
C-, D, or F = 0 points

The grades of the non-radiography courses will be factored into the chart below and averaged for a total score based off of each attempt.

Courses Needed

# of Credits

Semester Taken


Semester Taken


Average Score

BIO 110







BIO 111







BIO 114







BIO 115







CIS 101







ENG 101







HIT 105







MTH 107







PSY 101







SOC 101







SPE 102













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Applicants will be notified of decisions by late April 2019 via their RCBC student email accounts.

Acceptance into the Program:

Accepted students will be notified by RCBC email of their conditional acceptance into the Radiography program. Conditional acceptance will include but not limited to the following:

  • Attendance at the mandatory Radiography orientation for the fall 2019 cohort
  • Academic Advising session with the Director of the Radiography Program
  • Proof of Medical/Health Insurance
  • Proof of  BLS CPR Card certified by the American Heart Association.
  • Completion of a Physical Examination including:
    • Physical Exam and medical history
    • The two-step Tuberculosis test (single test must be completed annually)
    • Lab Tests
    • Tetanus Test (within the past 10 years)
    • Hepatitis B (or titers proving immunity)
  • Clear Criminal History Background Checks/Urine Drug Test
  • Fingerprinting Clearance
  • Malpractice Insurance (fee for the coverage is part of the tuition rate, therefore there will be no additional fees to the students for this coverage.)
  • Reliable Transportation (to clinical sites)

NOTE: Students who are not accepted or decline admission to the Radiography program, must re-apply in a future application cycle.

Fall 2019
Radiography Application