Nursing

HESI Admissions Assessment Test (A2)

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

We are not able to provide refunds, please carefully select your testing date.

Application deadline to the Accelerated and Traditional BSN program is February 1.

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 NursingCAS on time.

TCU requires that students only take the HESI A2 Exam one time during a 12 month period.

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 lieu 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).

Testing dates have maximum enrollment of 30 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 available online once the testing session has closed. For instructions on obtaining your scores click here.

Upcoming HESI test dates available mid August.

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
  • Chemistry
  • Critical Thinking

If you only need to take sections of the exam, you will need to let the proctor know at the time of the exam.

TCU exam location: Annie Richardson Bass Building, Bass 1004,  2800 West Bowie Street, Fort Worth, TX 76129

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

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.

Finding a Testing Center Near You – If you cannot test at TCU: For step by step registration instructions click here. TCU’s code is 196666.

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 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.

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