PLEASE NOTE: THE HESI A2 ENTRANCE EXAM IS NOW REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pacesetter Program

The School of Nursing requires applicants to complete the following eight (8) components of the HESI A2 Entrance Test: Math, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and General Knowledge, Grammar, Anatomy and Physiology, Critical Thinking, Learning Styles and Personality Styles. A minimum score of 75% is recommended on each section (math, reading comprehension, vocabulary/general knowledge, grammar, anatomy and physiology and critical thinking).  HESI scores taken more than twice will not be accepted.  Test scores should not be older than 2 years at time of application.

The HESI A2 Entrance Exam scores are due by the application deadline date.

Application Deadline Dates

December 1 for Summer Admission

August 15 for Spring Admission 

January 15 for Fall Admission

How to Register for your test through Elsevier

Eligibility

To Become Eligible to register for your Elsevier exam, follow the instructions given at the link below.

How to register for the HESI A2 Entrance Exam

*IMPORTANT: The information provided must be the same as it appears on your government issued photo ID. You will not be admitted into the testing lab if there is any discrepancy between what it is entered into the system (by Elsevier) and what is presented on your ID.

You will receive a Confirmation Notice indicating that you may schedule your exam. Please carefully review the information contained in your Confirmation Notice. If any of the information is incorrect, or if the information has changed, please contact Elsevier Review and Testing at exameligibility@elsevier.com. Failure to do so could result in forfeiture of your testing appointment and associated fees.

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive your Eligibility ID within a minimum of 1-3 business days of the receipt of your eligibility request.

Cost is $90.00