Nursing & Health Sciences

HESI A2 Admission Assessment Registration Info

The Health Professions HESI Admission Assessment (HP HESI A²) Exam is an admission requirement for all applicants to the A.S. Radiographic Science program. The HP HESI A² exam consists of seven different sections covering the subject areas of reading comprehension, vocabulary and general knowledge, grammar, basic math, chemistry, biology, and anatomy & physiology.

The HESI A² is available year-round from the LCSC Testing Center. Testers may only test once during an application cycle. Students may have up to 5 hours to complete the exam, although most students complete it in under 3 hours. Contact the LCSC Testing Center for availability. Distance testing is available through ProMetric centers

Distance Testing   

Rad Sci Distance Testing Instructions (Department ID is on the 2nd page of instructions)

For students who wish to take the HESI A² at a distance testing location, please follow the Distance Testing instructions above. There is a 4-hour time limit on the HESI A² at Prometric centers (most students complete it in under 3 hours.) Total fees for distance testing should be $105 and Prometric will collect this. Dates and times for testing may be limited so please plan accordingly.

For students in the Boise area, testing is offered at Idaho State University—1311 East Central Dr., Meridian Idaho, 83642. Follow the Distance Testing Instructions above.

Locate a ProMetric testing center near you!  (Test Sponsor: Elsevier; Appointment Selection: Health Profession Admission Assessment (for Rad Sci))

How To Register HESI A2 FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions

Testing Deadlines:

  • March 27th (Radiography)

Distance Testers--- please be aware that you must have your score summary page to us by the last day of the application cycle so plan accordingly. Late scores will not be accepted.