ENTRANCE EXAM FOR NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAMS

All students applying to the Nursing or Health Sciences programs must take the HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam. No exemptions or substitutions are permitted. The HESI A2 can be taken twice in an academic year. The exam is timed and is computerized. The program sheet for your major includes more detailed information about required scores. Test dates and registration information is detailed below.

WHEN TO TAKE THE EXAM
Students typically take the HESI A2 during the fall semester prior to applying to their program of choice. Students should have completed English, Math and Science prerequisites, or be currently enrolled in those courses, before taking the HESI A2. Discuss your readiness with your academic advisor or, if applying to Nursing, the Nursing Stage I coordinator.

PREPARATION
Study guides for the HESI A2 Admission Assessment exam are available in the Sandhills bookstore and Boyd Library. 
Subjects tested:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Mathematics

HESI A2 TEST DATES, TIMES, AND REGISTRATION

HESI A2 testing will resume September 2014.

Please check back in the fall for exam dates.

COST
$34.00 - effective August 1, 2014

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

*Please be aware that the registration process has recently changed*

HESI A2 exam seats are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Seats in the December, January, April and May exams fill up quickly, and students are encouraged to register early. Sign up sheets are located outside of room 220B, Stone Hall. After you sign up to reserve your exam seat, make sure you obtain a registration form to bring with you the day of the exam. Registration forms are also linked below.

Payment is due the day of the exam. No refunds.

Nursing HESI A2 Registration Form

Health Science HESI A2 Registration Form

WHAT TO BRING THE DAY OF THE EXAM
Photo ID

Completed registration form (appropriate for your major)

The use of calculators is not permitted. You will be provided with pencils and scratch paper.

 

 
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