Admission to the Radiography Program is very competitive. The Radiography Program admits up to 24 students per year, which is subject to change based on clinical capacity.

Admission to the Radiography Program requires:

1. Admission to UNLV

2. A minimum of a 2.5 Cumulative GPA (Note: Average GPA of those accepted is generally above a 3.0)

3. Completion of Pre-requisite coursework (See Application Information)

4. Pre-admission counseling with the Radiography Program Director (Call 702-895-3296 or email to schedule an appointment)

5. Submission of completed application along with the personal statement and supporting documents by the last business day of February.

Application Information Radiography Application

Application Process

Applicant files are reviewed by the Program Admissions Committee during the spring semester for acceptance to the class starting in the fall semester. Admission is based on the accumulation of points. Points are awarded based on the following:

Academic History

Percentage  of total points
Cumulative GPA (GPA of all colleges attended, including UNLV) 14%
Select course grades*    43%
Personal Statement (See guidelines in the application)      18%
Prior experience (See areas within the application) 12%
Prior application (Points are awarded for up to (2) reapplications)  7%
Committee points (Awarded by the Admissions Committee)   


*The following courses are awarded points based on the grades received from a standard 4.0 scale

RAD 100, RAD 117, BIO 189, ENG 101&102, KIN 223, KIN 224, CS 115 or IS 101, MATH 126/127 or higher.

Transfer Coursework

UNLV Radiography Program courses are only offered at UNLV. The Radiography Program does not accept transfer credit of previous Radiography courses taken at other institutions. Students entering UNLV's Radiography Program may transfer some general education course work from other institutions. It should be noted that acceptance of courses is subject to change. Thus, prior to enrolling in a course, the student should verify that a course is still transferable with the UNLV Admissions Office. It is recommended that all students meet with their Health Science Advisor.