Fall 2022 Academic Calendar

HESI A2 Exam

The HESI A2 Assessment Exam is required of potential students to the LVN program, the LVN-RN Transition program, the RN Generic program, Nursing Transfer, and Vernon College Re-entry.

The exam must be taken within a 12-month period of the desired program start date at Vernon College. The cost of the exam is $55.00. The exam consists of Reading Comprehension, Math, and Anatomy & Physiology. You are allowed 4 hours to complete the exam.

 A student is only allowed to test 2 times within a 12-month period of their desired program start date. There is not a waiting period before you can take your second attempt.

The HESI will be given on specific dates and times. The dates listed below are the ONLY dates the HESI will be given at the Testing Center. Please be aware of the location of the exam as there are some exam dates in Vernon, TX and others in Wichita Falls, TX.

A student is allowed 2 appointments between the two testing locations for Vernon College. Added appointment dates students create beyond the closest two scheduled dates WILL BE REMOVEDA student failing to appear for a scheduled appointment will result in using 1 of their 2 attempts for the Vernon College Testing Center. Any scheduled appointments that are not canceled within 48 hours during the business week will count as a student attempt

On the day of your scheduled exam, you will report to the Testing Center. Please come 15 minutes early. The following items are required in order to be allowed to test:

- A Photo ID (School ID, Driver's License, Passport, Military ID, etc.) in order to test.

- An exam fee of $55, cash or card.

Pencil, scratch paper, and a four-function calculator are provided. Food and drinks are not allowed. In order to apply for the LVN or ADN programs, students must have completed or be currently enrolled in the program prerequisites. Please be mindful when scheduling of the deadline for the program you are applying to.

 Students scoring less than the recommended score for their desired program will only be considered if positions are available after evaluation of those with the recommended score. A copy of the test scores must be uploaded with the nursing application.

HESI A2 Exam Administration Dates:

<a href="//signupschedule.com/itctesting" title="Signup Schedule">Sign up for Vernon College Testing Center</a>

Study Resources:

Study Book

LVN Program

LVN nursing application information can be found on the Vernon College LVN Webpage.  For the LVN program, a score of 70 is recommended and a score of 50 is required.
For more information, please contact : Licensed Vocational Nursing Program Phone: 940-552-6291 Ext. 2252 (Vernon) 940-696-8752 Ext. 3221 (Wichita Falls)

LVN-RN Transition Track

This program is for students that are already licensed vocational nurses. For the Transition track, a score of 70 is recommended and a score of 50 is required. The next LVN Transition program begins summer semester of 2023.

RN Generic Program

ADN nursing application information can be found on the Vernon College ADN Webpage. For the ADN Program, a score of 78 is recommended.
For more information, please contact : Associate Degree Nursing Program Phone: 940-552-6291 Ext. 2268 or 2274 or email kmonson@vernoncollege.edu Fax: 940-553-3847.

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