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Nephrology (Renal Dialysis) - Admission


Applying for Admission


New students are accepted into Nephrology/Renal Technologist program during the spring semester of each year. The program begins in the fall semester. The application period is from the first week of February to third week of June. Early applications are preferable.  The application plus other admission materials must be packaged together and mailed or delivered to the program office (room 3415).  Incomplete applications will not be processed for admission into the program.

The following requirements must be met for admission:

Submit a complete application, two letters of recommendation and personal statement to the Nephrology Renal Technology Program.  

Send/Deliver the application form to:

Program Director, Nephrology Renal Dialysis Technician/ Technology Program
1900 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago IL 60612.
Office 2103B

  1. Students 18 years of age or older and grades of “C” or better in English 101 with an overall Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better on a 4.0  scale. 
  2. A personal statement stating why you chose the Nephrology Renal Dialysis Program at Malcolm X College.
  3. Application Fee $20 non refundable payable to Malcolm X College Nephrology Renal Technology Program by certified check/money order
  4. Two typed letters of recommendation from either:
    • Instructors
    • Employers
    • Clergymen or Pastor 

The Nephrology Renal Program faculty and staff will review your application and offer you an interview if your credentials and personal statement match the program’s requirements. The last date to submit the application is June 20th. Classes begin in the fall semester. For more information on the Nephrology/Renal Technology program please call (312) 850-7411 or 7371 or 7386. Offices are located in Rooms 3413, 3414 and 3415.​