International Admission

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. Students may apply for the following degree programs:

  • Master of Science in Medical Dosimetry

We thank you for considering Radiological Technologies University VT and are excited to receive your application. This page is designed to give you all the tools you need to successfully navigate the application and admissions process.

International Application Process

All applications must be complete before they can be considered for admission. A complete application consists of:

  • A Completed Program Application Form: Web or PDF
  • A Personal Statement
  • $35 (US dollars) Application Fee
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • To Submit by Mail:
    Radiological Technologies University VT
    ATTN: Betsy Datema
    100 E. Wayne St, Suite 140
    South Bend, IN 46601
  • To Submit by E-mail: Send to

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Official General Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores*
    • RTU Institution Code: 7288
    • Department Code: N/A
    • *May be received within the student’s first year.

  • Official Transcripts from all institutions of higher learning Please order an official transcript to be mailed directly from your school to RTU Admissions at:
    Radiological Technologies University VT
    ATTN: Linda Murphy
    100 E. Wayne Street, Suite 140
    South Bend, IN 46601

    Official Transcripts can be e-mailed from your school to as a certified/ secure pdf.

  • Official Report of English Proficiency (if the applicant’s first language is not English)
    Minimum Scores:
    • TOEFL pBT (650)
    • TOEFL iBT (115) 
    • TOEFL cBT (963)
    • TOEFL ITP (633) 
    • IELTS (6.5)
    • PTE Academic (53)
    Please have official scores sent directly to:
    Radiological Technologies University
    ATTN: Linda Murphy
    100 E. Wayne Street, Suite 140
    South Bend, IN 46601

  • Transcript Evaluation

    For official transcripts from Institutions outside of the United States, an Official Report from a transcript evaluation service is required to attest to the United States equivalency of the credential achieved. World Education Services is a suggested transcript evaluation service to use. If you choose to have an evaluation done through a different credentialing service, the service used must be a member of at least one of the following organizations:

    NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
    AICE Association of International Credentials Evaluators
    AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

    World Education Services
    P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station
    New York, New York 10274-5087
    p: 212.966.6311
    f: 212.739.6100

Processing time for International Applications can be extensive. We recommend that all international applications be submitted 45 days prior to the program start date.

All students must also engage in an admissions interview. An interview date shall be determined upon receipt of a complete application.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

International Student Resources

The following links and forms have been compiled to assist you throughout your educational experience. Please note that this list is only intended to be one of many tools to aid you through your process. Any questions regarding admissions, visas, employment authorization, transfers, OPT, CPT or maintenance of status should be directed to your DSO.

Overview: Pre-Arrival to Departure
The above link is a reference to the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Website which is designed to walk you through necessary steps from application to SEVP certified schools to departure from the United States.

Overview: What You Need to Know
The Department of Homeland Security has created the above resource for international students covering basic “Must Read Information,” Benefits, and Tools.

Maintenance of Status
The above link is designed to give you detailed information regarding maintaining status throughout your time in the United States.

Changing your Status
Should you consider changing your status for any reason, be sure to contact your DSO and be familiar with the information from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Website.

Employment and Work Authorization
You must contact your DSO and receive authorization to work prior to beginning any form of employment. The above link will allow you to determine if you may be eligible to work in the United States.

STEM Extension
Your program of study may qualify you for the 24-Month OPT STEM Extension. The above link will tell you more about the STEM extension and how it relates to you.

Driving and Driver’s License Information

While Public Transportation options are available in South Bend, there are area attractions that are not served by public transportation. Should you choose to pursue a driver’s license, you will need the following information:

The Driver’s license application process as explained by the Department of Homeland Security
State Specific Regulations for applying for an Indiana Driver’s license

You may be required to take a driving skills test and/or a driving knowledge examination. More information on each of the following can be found at the links provided.

The South Bend License Branch and BMV is located at:

623 South St. Joseph Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
State Identification Cards

In order to obtain a state ID you will need to provide the documents listed the Indiana BMV’s website, linked above.

Applying for a Social Security Card

In order to work, drive, or obtain a state ID you will need to visit the Social Security Office. The above link will tell you more about applying for a social security card or other form of social security documentation.

You can also click here for information from the Social Security Administration relating to International Students and Social Security Cards.

The Social Security Office in South Bend is located at:

602 South Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Lodging and Residential Information

There are several options for living in South Bend and the neighboring areas. For more information, please Contact Us.

Public Transportation>

There are limited public transportation options in South Bend and the neighboring areas. For more information, please Contact Us.