Radiography (Associate of Applied Science)

Program Effectiveness Data

The following is the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information. Click here to go directly to the JRCERT webpage.

Credentialing Examination

The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Credentialing Examination Rate: number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempted within 6 months of graduation

YearResults
Year 1 – 201613 of 16 – 81%
Year 2 – 201715 of 16 – 94%
Year 3 – 201816 of 17 – 94%
Year 4 – 201918 of 19 – 95%
Year 5 – 202018 of 18 – 100%
Program 5-Year Average80 of 86 – 93%

Job Placement

The number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences within twelve months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Job Placement Rate: number employed divided by number actively seeking employment within 12 months of graduation

YearResults
Year 1 – 201615 of 15 – 100%
Year 2 – 201713 of 13 – 100%
Year 3 – 201816 of 16 – 100%
Year 4 – 201919 of 19 -100%
Year 5 – 202019 of 19 – 100%
Program 5-Year Average82 of 82 – 100%

Program Completion

The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is

Program Completion Rate: number graduated divided by number started the program

YearResults
Year 1 – 202018 of 21
Annual Completion Rate90.5%

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 71 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change

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 Fralin Center HP214A or HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-6325 or 857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

PROGRAM HEAD

Susan A. Nolley, M.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Martha Sullivan, Dean