The Radiologic Technology Program has special admissions criteria and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring the requirements are met and all necessary documentation is on file. Only complete files will be considered.
Please read the admission criteria, below, thoroughly before submitting your application.
Steps to Apply:
- Complete a JJC application. Be sure to select 'Occupational Selective Program' and then the degree and Radiologic Technology Applicant as the intended academic program.
- Submit official copies of high school transcript and/or high school equivalency (GED, HiSET, TASC), and all educational, college or training program transcripts, attended after high school by completing a nursing transcript request form (PDF).
- Go to the ID / user name / password help page and obtain your JJC username and password.
- Fill out the JJC Transcript Evaluation Form with all requests for college or post-high-school transcript(s).
- Take the Placement Test if you do not have math or English classes to transfer in.
- Check to make sure you've met all the admissions criteria (below).
- Complete the Radiologic Technology application. The application is available once yearly, in the month of November, for students who have met the Radiologic Technology admissions criteria.
Additional information about the Radiologic Technology program can be found at the Radiologic Technology Program page, or call Admissions at 815-280-2247.
Radiologic Admissions Criteria
If a student is not admitted to the program or chooses to defer acceptance, the student will need to reapply the following year. No application will be kept on file after the start of classes.
The Radiologic Technology Program has special admission criteria and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring the requirements are met and all necessary documentation is on file. Only complete files will be considered.
1. All students must meet the following pre-requisites prior to application. Please read carefully to ensure all steps have been completed.
Complete a current JJC application.
Must meet residency requirements as defined by Joliet Junior College.
High School transcript or high school equivalency (GED, HiSET, TASC) on file with the Admissions Office verifying completion.
Completion of (grade of "C" or better) PSYC 101, BIO 149, BIO 250, ENG 101.
Placement Test or previous college credit in MATH 094. (students must place into MATH 098 or better; if student places in MATH 094, it must be completed before application to the Radiologic Technology program. MATH 101 and MATH 107 are not accepted in place of MATH 094. MATH 098 is not required.)
Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
Completed Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS Version 6).
Schedule a Radiologic Technology advisor appointment by calling 815-280-2356 once you have completed the TEAS exam.
DEPENDING ON YOUR TEAS SCORE, YOU MAY BE GRANTED GUARANTEED OR PROVISIONAL ADMITTANCE INTO THE PROGRAM. YOUR ADVISOR IS THE ONE WHO WILL CHANGE YOUR MAJOR TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID YOU MUST HAVE A RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY MAJOR CODE.
All college transcripts (other than JJC) must be evaluated and placed on record prior to submission of your application for the program. (This process can take up to four weeks.) Official college transcripts should be mailed to Joliet Junior College, Transfer Credit Evaluation Office, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938. Students must complete a Transcript Evaluation Form in order to have their transcripts evaluated.
Students who have met the above Admissions Criteria are free to apply to the Radiologic Technology Program in the month of November to enter the point ranking system.
2. Students who score 82 or above on the TEAS composite will be guaranteed admission into the Radiologic Technology program when an application to the program is completed and the above requirements (see #1) are met. In the event there are more students in the Guaranteed Admission category than available seats, a ranking system will be used (see #4).
3. Students who score 75 - 81 on the TEAS composite will be provisionally admitted to the Radiologic Technology Program. Provisionally admitted students will be admitted using the ranking system (see #4).
4. Admissions to the Radiologic Technology program will be determined by a point ranking system. Each eligible applicant will be given a number for anonymity by the admissions office. Applications will be sent to the Radiologic Technology Admissions Committee to be scored and ranked by the following criteria:
GPA (calculated on courses required for the Radiologic Technology Program only) (weighted 25%)
Number of general education classes completed (weighted 20%)
Science courses will be weighted heavier
TEAS test scores (TEAS composite weighted 35%; TEAS reading weighted 20%). Qualified applicants will be required to take the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills exam (TEAS). The fee for this exam is paid by the applicant. The TEAS Exam should be completed as soon as possible. We encourage applicants to take the exam only one time per semester. If the TEAS Exam is taken multiple times during a semester, the committee will ONLY consider the score from the first time it was taken during that semester. Please refer to the ATI-TEAS tab on the Testing Services page for more information.
5. These additional general education courses are not required to be considered for admission, but they are required for completion of the AAS Degree. Taking these courses will add points to the applicant's overall score.
- BIO 100 Medical Terminology, 3 credit hours
- BIO 251 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 credit hours
6. Upon admission to the Radiologic Technology program, all students are required to have on file in the Department of Health Professions and Emergency Services (If granted admission, the applicant will be informed as to when these requirements must be completed. The applicant does not need to complete these requirements until notified):
- A current physical examination which includes specified immunization and required laboratory work
- Verification of successful completion of CPR: type C (specific to health care practitioners)
- Current criminal background check and negative drug screen
For tuition information, please refer to the Tuition page.
NOTE: Admitting criteria is subject to change. It is the applicant's responsibility to review the criteria on a regular basis.