Admissions Requirements and Criteria

ARRT-Approved MRI Structured Education Program

Prospective students may apply at any time during the year, and if accepted, may begin in any term during the year of acceptance or the following year.

  • Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Introductory meeting with Admissions Representative to review PRI Institutional Catalog.
  • $100.00, non-refundable registration fee paid online via credit, debit card, or e-check.
  • Complete the financial overview with Director, Student Accounts & Finance to review payment schedules and financial responsibilities.
  • Applicants must review and sign the PRI Enrollment Agreement.
  • Official Proof of Graduation (OPOG) from High School or GED.
  • Official high school transcript or GED is required. Proof of an advanced degree (A.S., B.S., etc.) is not applicable documentation to prove high school completion.
    • For applicants who are U.S. residents who completed the High School Diploma in a foreign country, an interview with the Director of Admissions is required to be completed.  The interview seeks to determine if the applicant is fit for the mission of the institution.  After completing the interview, the Director of Admissions will make its decision and notify the applicant.
    • The institution requires any student applying for admissions with a foreign high school transcript to have it translated / evaluated by one of the certified established clearing houses for translated/evaluated transcripts.  The evaluation must state that the diploma is equivalent to a U.S. High School Diploma.  This evaluation must be in place prior to the student enrollment.
  • Official Transcripts can be mailed directly to Pulse Radiology Institute to the following address: 175 Hampton Point Drive, Suite 4, Saint Augustine, Florida 32092.
  • Applicants must complete and clear a background check.
  • Applicants must provide proof of immunization/medical records.
  • It is the right of each individual clinical affiliate to require additional documents or certifications including but not limited to BLS certification, individual health insurance,
  • COVID vaccination and boosters, Drug screening, etc. Any additional requirements will be the responsibility of the student.
  • Applicants must complete an online recorded interview before enrollment.
  • $5,000.00 down payment for PRI Associates Degree MRI Program.
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment
  • Prospective students whose native language is not English and who have not earned a degree from an appropriately accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission:
    1. Undergraduate Degree: A minimum total score of 57 on the paper-delivered
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), or 61 on the Internet
        Based Test (iBT)
      • 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS); 
      • 44 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report 
      • 95 on the Duolingo English Test or 53 on the 4-skill Michigan English Test (MET), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE).
    2. A high school diploma completed at an accredited/recognized high school (where the medium of instruction is English).
    3. A minimum score on the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series as follows:
      ESL Language Use: Score of 85
      ESL Listening: Score of 80
      ESL Reading: Score of 85
      ESL Sentence Meaning: Score of 90
      ESL Writeplacer: Score of 4
      Comprehensive Score for all exams of 350
    4. A transcript indicating completion of at least 30 semester credit hours with an average grade of “C” or higher at an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or accepted foreign equivalent that is listed in the International Handbook of Universities where the language of instruction was English. 
    5. Currently working in the United States at a position where the individual is required to speak English proficiently in order to interact with the public.
  • Transcripts not in English must be evaluated by an appropriate third party and translated into English or evaluated by a trained transcript evaluator fluent in the language on the transcript. In this case, the evaluator must have expertise in the educational practices of the country of origin and include an English translation of the review.