All applicants are required to take the HESI Admission Assessment Exam (HESI A2), an assessment tool used to evaluate prospective students and their potential for successful program completion. A HESI Exam Review course is available – more information is available at this link
Deadline to submit HESI A2 scores:
Spring applicants – June 1
Fall applicants – January 5
Test Dates are available on the testing website
You may test on one of these dates at UTA, or submit scores from another school or testing site by this date.
Areas to be tested include Math, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and General Knowledge and Grammar. Although not used as admission criteria, applicants will also complete the Learning and Personality Styles to provide them insight into their study habits, learning preferences, and dispositions as they relate to academic achievement.
Students comprehensive HESI A2 score must be 300 or higher (total of math, vocabulary, reading comprehension and grammar scores) in order to be eligible for application to the College of Nursing.
Students scoring below 75 on the math portion of the HESI A2 will be required to complete a math remediation program.
You must register for the HESI A2 exam through UTA Testing Services website at http://www.uta.edu/testing scroll down the page and click on HESI link and follow the instructions to the online test scheduling system. After you register for the exam there is a link on the last page to pay online using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express on the University’s secure payment website. If you prefer to not pay online, you should register for the exam, print out the e-mail that is sent by the scheduling system, and go to the UTA Testing Office in Davis Hall room 201. There you will receive a deposit slip to take to the Bursar’s office to pay.
You must have your “1000” number (i.d. # issued by UTA) in order to register to take the HESI test. You will be allowed 4 hours for testing.