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HESI A2 Exam (LVN, LVN to RN Transition, RN Generic, Nursing Transfer, and VC Re-entry)

The HESI A2 Assessment Exam is required of potential students to the LVN program, the LVN-RN Transition program, the RN Generic program. The exam must be taken yearly and must be taken at Vernon College. The cost of the exam is $55. The exam consists of reading comprehension, math, anatomy & physiology. You are allowed 4 hours to complete the exam. The test can be taken only 2 times per year. There is not a waiting period before you can take your second attempt.

For the ADN Program, a score of 78 is recommended. For the Transition track, a score of 70 is recommended and a score of 50 is required. For the LVN program, a score of 70 is recommended and a score of 50 is required. Students scoring less than the recommended score 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.

The HESI will be given on specific dates and times. The dates on the sign up are the ONLY dates the HESI will be given. Exam sign-ups are now available to students applying for the LVN to RN Transition that will begin Summer 2022 and the RN Generic and LVN programs that will begin Fall 2022.

On the day of your scheduled exam, you will report to the Testing Center. Please come 15 minutes early. You must present your Photo ID (School ID, Drivers License, Passport, Military ID, etc.) in order to test. You will also need to bring $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.

HESI A2 Exam Administration Dates:

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Helpful Resources:
Study Book

LVN Program 

LVN nursing application information can be found on the Vernon College LVN Webpage.
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. The next LVN Transition program begins summer semester of 2022.

RN Generic Program

The next Generic Nursing program begins fall semester 2022.  

ADN nursing application information can be found on the Vernon College ADN Webpage.
For more information, please contact : Associate Degree Nursing Program Phone: 940-552-6291 Ext. 2268 or 2274 or email Fax: 940-553-3847.

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