The School of Radiologic Technology admits a new class every January. Admission
to the incoming class is based on GPA in the required prerequisite college
courses and scores on the HESI admissions test. A grade of C or better
in each required prerequisite college course. The overall minimum grade
point average (GPA) must be 2.5 for the specified general education courses
required by the program.*
*The higher of the first 2 grades obtained in a repeated course will be
used to compute GPA. If colleges awarded grades with a plus (+), the GPA
will be computed according to the letter grade only.
2017 HESI Admissions Testing Dates:
- June 3
- July 15
- August 12
- September 16
Only 10 applicants will be allowed per testing date on a first-come-first-serve
basis. All exams begin at 8:30 a.m. and have a 4-hour time limit. A minimum
score of 72 is required for admissions into the 2019 SORT class, which
will begin January 2018. Click
here for more information about the HESI Admissions test.
To schedule for a test date, contact Susan Butler at
How to Apply
To apply to Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology,
submit the following items by the dates listed below to:
BRG School of Radiologic Technology
3616 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Submit the Following by August 31:
Submit the Following by September 30:
- Official high school transcript, copy of high school diploma or GED test scores
- Official transcripts of all previous college education or those courses
in progress for completing prerequisite requirements - must be sent directly
from the college(s) to the School of Radiologic Technology.
Two Performance Appraisals – must be completed by a recent employer or instructors
- HESI Admissions test scores
Candidates applying for admission are required to complete 28 college credit hours:
- Allied Health 1020 & 2200 (4 credit hours)
- Biology 2200, 2221, 2230 & 2231 (8 credit hours)
- Communication 1010 (3 credit hours)
- English 1010 & 1020 (6 credit hours)*
- Math 1 (3 credit hours)*
- Orientation (1 credit hour)
- Psychology 1010 (3 credit hours)
*English and Math courses cannot be remedial courses.
BRCC and RPCC Students: Click
here for the prerequisite equivalent courses that must be taken.
Applicants who are accepted into the program will be notified by email
and will have an identified time frame to accept the position in the class.
Upon admission, the following requirements must be completed:
- $ 50 nonrefundable administrative processing fee of $50 by the deadline
stated in letter of acceptance
- Submit to background checks prior to attending required observation hours
Acceptable health and immunization records prior to December admission date
(Evidence of TB testing and current immunization status, including hepatitis
B and various titers.)
- Submit to drug testing and at any time while enrolled in the School of
Radiologic Technology as determined by the proper authorities.
- Complete 8 hours of clinical observation with Baton Rouge General (Mid
City or Bluebonnet locations). Details given in acceptance letter. Clinical
observation will be scheduled by the School of Radiologic Technology Clinical
Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology reserves the
right to change entrance requirements, curriculum, educational policies,
performance standards (competencies), graduation requirements, tuition,
fees, and any and all policies, in the best interest of the school. Contact
the School of Radiologic Technology each year and check the Admission
Requirements ensure you are meeting requirements. The contents contained
here are neither a contract nor an offer to contract.
Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology assures equal
opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status
in the admission to or participation in it programs and activities. The
School of Radiologic Technology adheres to requirements of the Americans
with Disabilities Act. Any student requiring special accommodations to
complete the program must submit documentation of the accommodations and
follow school policy for consideration of accommodations.