Application Requirements for Fall 2023
Application inquiries may be directed to: SelectiveAdmissions@northshore.edu
Mandatory Information Session Attendance
Applicants must attend a Mandatory Information Session prior to submission of your application. Applicants must attend a session during the academic year prior to admission (after August, 2022). Upcoming dates are available by visiting http://www.northshore.edu/academics/programs/rad/mandatory-info-sessions.html Attendance will be recorded.
ATI TEAS Exam
The ATI TEAS exam is required to be taken at NSCC. Students whose score reports reflect
that they have tested more than two times or at another location other than NSCC must
also submit an official TEAS transcript from ATI: https://atitesting.com/ati_store/ Additional charges may apply. TEAS inquiries may be directed to: TEAS@northshore.edu
Students who have not taken the TEAS previously must take the ATI TEAS Version 7. Students that have taken the ATI TEAS Version 6 will be permitted to use these scores for the Fall 2023 application. All future admission cycles will require the ATI TEAS Version 7.
Applicants are limited to two attempts within a year (September 1 - August 31), regardless of the testing site and program to which they are applying.
Minimum required scores for ATI TEAS: Reading = 69%, Math = 70%, Science = 50%, and English = no minimum
NOTE: As of 9/23/2022 TEAS tests for all programs must be taken in person at North Shore Community College. At this time, there is no remote option. TEAS remote reports or test taken elsewhere will only be accepted if the date of testing or date of registration is prior to 9/23/2022. Scores for students who have registered for a remote TEAS test prior to 9/23/2022 will only be accepted with a submitted receipt showing the test was scheduled prior to 9/23/2022.
NSCC Online Application for Admission
Submit the online application for the year for which you are applying; regardless of whether you are a new or current student (a previously submitted application does not count). Once you submit your application, the remaining required documents (below) may be uploaded to your account.
High School Transcript or GED score report
Upload a copy of your high school transcript or GED score report. If you previously submitted the transcript or score report and attended classes within the past 5 years, then Enrollment likely has it on file. You can confirm by emailing: SelectiveAdmissions@northshore.edu
Course can be High School or College level and must have a final grade of C or higher (no time limit)
Complete ONE of the following courses or testing options:
- BIO211 with a grade of C or higher (no time limit)
- BIO101 or BIO105 with a grade of C or higher (no time limit)
- TEAS version V or later - Science section score of 50% or higher (no time limit)
- LPN Certificate (no time limit)
- Bachelor of Science in Biological science (no time limit)
- One of the following within the past 5 calendar years:
- H.S. Biology with a C or higher
- CLEP test with a score of 50 or higher
- AP Biology Test with a 3 or higher
Math proficiency and one of the following (no time limit on any of the following):
- CEAR 54 or above or NGQA 262 or above
- Math SAT score of 510 or higher (if taken prior to 2016)
- Math SAT score of 540 or higher (if taken in 2016 or later)
- Math ACT score of 22 or higher
- MAT002 or MAT061 with a C or higher completed Fall 2016 or later.
- Module 8 or higher.
- MAT110 or equivalent with a final grade of C or higher.
- College level math course with final grade of C or higher
Math proficiency can be achieved in many ways (see link for complete listing); the most common ways to meet this requirement are: (1) A 2.7 cumulative high school GPA for students who have graduated from a U.S. high school within the past ten years; (2) A Math SAT Scores of 540+ (2016 or later); (3) College level math courses with grade of C or better.
A word-processed essay must be uploaded for the year in which you are applying:
- Please state why you would like to pursue a career in Radiologic Technology and what qualities do you feel would make you a good candidate for our program.
There are many ways to demonstrate this. (See link below.) The most common ways to meet this requirement are: (1) A 2.7 cumulative high school GPA for students who have graduated from a U.S. high school within the past ten years; (2) A Reading/Writing SAT Scores of 550+ (2016 or later); (3) College level math courses with grade of C- or better.
If you have demonstrated proficiency with your SAT scores or Accuplacer testing from
another institution, please upload that document to your application. If you have
demonstrated proficiency with your high school GPA or with college level courses,
this will be updated upon review of your submitted materials.
Official transcripts from all Colleges/ Universities previously attended
All official college transcripts from previously attended Colleges/ Universities must be submitted directly to NSCC and uploaded by Admissions staff. If you have previously submitted transcripts and have since completed courses or are currently registered for courses, then you need to submit an updated transcript. Transcripts may be sent electronically from your college(s) to NSCC at: SelectiveAdmissions@northshore.edu or mailed to: North Shore Community College, Attn: Admissions/Health Programs, 1 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA 01923