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List of the Top Radiography Schools in the U.S.

A number of highly rated colleges and universities offer programs in radiography. Find out about school rankings and program availability for the top radiography schools in the U.S.

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Xavier University and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center are two nationally recognized schools with undergraduate study options in radiography. Both institutions have certificate programs in the field. Students can also pursue an associate's degree at Xavier, and M.D. Anderson provides an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree.

1. Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio

School Highlight: Xavier University is a Catholic Jesuit institution that was ranked the 6th best university in the Midwest for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.

The school offers a 1-year certificate program for radiographers wishing to gain MRI skills. The College of Social Sciences, Health and Education at Xavier University also offers a 2-year Associate of Science (AS) in Radiologic Technology that is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Courses include pharmacology, ethics and law, pathology, image processing and CT imaging (also called CAT scan). Students participate in practicum work at Good Samaritan Hospital and Mercy Hospital, both located in Cincinnati.

2. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston

School Highlight: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas was ranked the number one cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report in 2015.

The hospital's diagnostic imaging department supports the clinical education portion of the radiography degree program. The diagnostic imaging program at M.D. Anderson awards a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree along with a radiography certificate that is accredited by JRCERT.

The program's 1-year track is for those who already hold Registered Technologist (R.T.) status with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The 3-year track, for students with a year of college behind them, leads to a BS degree and allows students to specialize in education and management, CT or MRI. Classes include imaging diverse populations, quality management, leadership and staffing, fiscal analysis and therapeutic radiology.

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Top Radiography Schools

College/University Name Distinction Location
Champlain College Students in the associate's degree program in radiography have the opportunity to get 1600 hours of clinical experience while earning the degree Burlington, VT
Emory University Bachelor of Medical Science program in medical imaging is intended for licensed radiographers; online and hybrid courses available Atlanta, GA
Indiana University - Northwest Associate's degree program in radiography and bachelor's degree program in radiologic sciences available; concentrations offered in clinical/health management, radiation therapy and diagnostic medical sonography Gary, IN
Quinnipiac University Bachelor's degree program in diagnostic imaging is accelerated and can be completed in three years; radiologist assistant Master of Health Science program also available with studies in radiography Hamden, CT
St. John's University - New York BS degree program in radiologic sciences prepares students to pursue both certification in radiography and radiologic tech licensure in NY Queens, NY
University of Iowa In addition to the BS program in radiologic technology, the university has a non-degree option in radiation sciences for students who are already certified radiologic techs and who want to take courses in sonography, CT and MRI online Iowa City, IA
University of Missouri-Columbia Students pursuing a Bachelor of Health Science studying radiography get clinical experience at facilities like the University of Missouri Hospital Center, the Harry S Truman Veteran's Administration Hospital and the Women's & Children's Hospital Columbia, MO
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Radiography certificate program may help students meet the requirements to sit for the radiologic technology certification exam Chapel Hill, NC
University of South Alabama Radiologic sciences bachelor's degree students can choose a track in ultrasound, radiation therapy or general radiography with a focus in one advanced imaging technique Mobile, AL
Virginia Commonwealth University BS in Clinical Radiation Sciences allows senior-level students opportunities for experience with advanced radiological techniques like CT and MRI Richmond, VA
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