How to Apply

Bachelor of Science Degree Program

All application materials should be received by May 1 to be considered for admission. Late applications may not be reviewed after this date.  Early consideration will be given to those who have completed all requirements and submitted complete applications by the early consideration deadline, March 1.  Send all requested materials to the CHP Office of Admissions. Applicants must provide:

  1. UAMS Online Admissions Application (OAA): An online application to the college is required and is available on the website. A non-refundable application fee of $40.00 is required and must accompany the OAA application.
  2. Official Transcripts: Arrange for each college or university you have attended to forward an official transcript of your course work. A minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 2.50 is required for admission to the program.
  3. Professional Observation Form: A professional observation form signed by a registered radiographer that documents at least six (6) observation hours in a busy radiology department must be sent by the radiographer before the deadline.  Download the Professional Observation Form
  4. Interview: The most qualified applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.
  5. Essay: The submission of a written essay is required. More information is sent to the applicant when contacted for an interview.
  6. TOEFL scores as applicable. See International Applicants in the Admissions/Academic Information section of the catalog.

*All accepted applicants must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen prior to matriculation. Background checks and drug screens are required by most clinical sites during the didactic and clinical phase of the program. Matriculation into the program is contingent upon acceptable background check and drug screen results. Adverse results of a background check will be considered on an individual basis and may result in an inability to matriculate into the program. Enrolled students may be randomly drug tested throughout the curriculum and clinical sites may require updated background checks. More information about the requirement will be provided to accepted applicants.


Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program

All application materials should be received by May 1 to be considered for fall admission, by November 1 to be considered for spring admission, and by April 1 to be considered for summer admission. Late applications may not be reviewed after this date.  Send all requested materials to the CHP Office of Admissions.  Applicants must provide:

  1. UAMS Online Admissions Application (OAA): An online application to the college is required and is available on the website. A non-refundable application fee of $40.00 is required and must accompany the OAA application.
  2. Official Transcripts: Arrange for each college or university you have attended to forward an official transcript of your course work. A minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 2.50 is required to apply for admission.
  3. TOEFL scores as applicable.  See International Applicants in the Admissions/Academic Information section of the catalog.

Arkansas residency will be considered during selection for admission.  Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or disability status as a criterion in deciding against any individual in matters of admission, placement, transfer, hiring, dismissal, compensation, fringe benefits, training, tuition assistance, and other personnel or educationally-related actions.

All documents should be submitted to: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Health Professions, Office of Student Affairs, UAMS, #619, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Telephone: (501) 686-5730.

State Authorization of Distance Education and Clinical Placement Policy

*All accepted applicants must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen prior to matriculation. Background checks and drug screens are required by most clinical sites during the didactic and clinical phase of the program. Matriculation into the program is contingent upon acceptable background check and drug screen results. Adverse results of a background check will be considered on an individual basis and may result in an inability to matriculate into the program. Enrolled students may be randomly drug tested throughout the curriculum and clinical sites may require updated background checks. More information about the requirement will be provided to accepted applicants.