HESI Admissions Assessment Test (A2)

TCU Harris School of Nursing administers the HESI Admission Assessment Exam (A2).

The application deadline to the Accelerated BSN program that starts May 2014 is February 1, 2014. May 2015 is December 1, 2014.

The application deadline to the Traditional BSN program that starts fall 2014 is February 1, 2014. Fall 2015 is February 1, 2015.

Applicants must submit an A2 score with their application by the deadline. Applicants must test prior to these deadlines in order to submit scores to the Office of Admissions at TCU on time.

It is the student's responsibility to send in their test scores. This includes if you tested at TCU.***

***Note: If you are applying to TCU through the NursingCAS application, you will upload your scores in lue of sending them to TCU. Scores should be entered in your NursingCAS application under the "test" section. In addition, please upload a PDF file of your scores to the "document upload" section of the application. (score report should have bar graph & exam scores).

Available testing dates are listed below. Testing dates are maxed out at 20 students per session. Please check the registration form for testing date availability. If a testing date does not appear on the registration form it has met its max enrollment.

Scores are availalbe online once the testing session has closed. For instructions on obtaining your scores click here.

Testing dates:

(Students applying to the accelerated nursing program may select from traditional testing dates and accelerated testing dates)

Day Date Time
Wednesday September 10, 2014 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday September 12, 2014 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday September 17, 2014 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday September 19, 2014 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday September 24, 2014 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday September 26, 2014 3:00pm-7:00pm
Friday October 10, 2014 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday October 24, 2014 3:00pm-7:00pm
Friday November 7, 2014 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday November 21, 2014 3:00pm-7:00pm

Please click on the following link to register for the HESI A2:

Registration Form

TCU requires the following test sections:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary and general knowledge
  • Grammar
  • Anatomy and Physiology (A&P)
  • Math
  • Personality Styles
  • Learning Styles

Additional sections available if needed:

  • Biology
  • Chemisty
  • Critical Thinking

Day of Exam:

TCU exam location:

Annie Richardson Bass Building
Bass 1004
2800 West Bowie Street
Fort Worth, TX 76129

If you plan to park in a visitor's parking lot, you must stop at the TCU police station for a visitor's pass tag.

For a TCU campus map and directions, please visit our website at www.maps.tcu.edu

Finding a Testing Center Near You - If you cannot test at TCU:

If you are not able to test at TCU you may schedule A2 testing at a Thompson Prometric testing center. The link provided below will give you detailed instructions about how to register to take your exam away from TCU. It is important to that you read and follow all instructions in the order that they are given online to ensure that you have a smooth registration process. Please note that selecting TCU when registering with a distance testing location does not guarantee that scores will be sent to TCU. It is your responsibility to obtain your scores and send them to TCU.

For step by step registration instructions click here. TCU's code is 196666.

TCU HESI Contact:

Questions pertaining to the HESI A2 Entrance Exam may be directed to: Kit Mintz, k.mintz@tcu.edu, (817) 257-4214

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