For More Information Contact:
Program Director, Radiation Therapy
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Virginia Health System
Box 800383 Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: 434.243.2760 or 434.924.5191
The University of Virginia Medical Center Radiation Therapy
Program reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at
any time within the student's term of enrollment. Any changes
will be made known to the student in a timely manner.
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- Send the completed application form, with the application fee, and
all sections completed, including 3 references to the Program address
as soon as possible but no later than the
deadline for enrollment.
- Early applicants will be given earlier interview.
- Pre-requisites do not have to be completed in order to
apply. If you are in the process of completing your
pre-requisites, please indicate this on the completed
application form, with anticipated dates of completion.
- When all necessary information has been received to complete the
processing of your application, and if you meet the preliminary
requirements, you will be notified and invited for a personal
- Each qualified applicant must come for a personal
interview and spend the day in the UVAHS Radiation Oncology
Department interviewing with Admission/Selection Committee members,
taking an assessment test, observing in the clinic and spending the
lunch hour with students enrolled in the Program.
- Interviewees will be given a time-frame for notification of
selection or rejection.
- The Admission/Selection Committee meets after all
applicants have been interviewed to select the best qualified
applicants and alternates. Minimum class capacity for
this particular year is determined ahead of time by the Advisory
Committee, according to the needs of the region and the needs of the
field. Maximum total program capacity is 12 students per
year (including juniors and seniors).
- The Admissions Committee uses a Selection Scoring
Mechanism to assist in the final assessment of each
candidate, and to provide a ranking system. This mechanism gives points
--Radiography Program or Nuclear Medicine Program GPA
--Pre-requisite college course (General Education) GPA
--Math/X-ray Physics Assessment (weighted) - administered at UVAMC
--SAT/ACT score (if applicable)
--Baccalaureate or other advanced degree
--Faculty interview scores
--Recommendations from references
- When an applicant is chosen for admission, a letter is sent
to offer a student position. The student is requested to send
a letter stating his/her intentions by a specified date, usually 2-3
weeks following the receipt of the letter.
Consistent with Federal and State
law, the University of Virginia Medical Center Radiation Therapy
Program does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability,
national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or veteran status.