The HESI A2 entrance exam will be required for application to most of the TVCC Health Occupations programs. The exam consists of eight subtests however only passing scores on the Reading, Grammar, and Math sections are required for the TVCC Health Occupations programs. There is a 4 hour maximum time limit that begins when instructions are being read to examinees. However, the average time most examinees take for completing the entire exam is two and a half to three hours. This can vary depending on your reading speed and amount of time to answer questions and if you take only the required sections or the entire exam. Once minimum scores are earned, they will be good for 5 years.
The HESI A2 exam is offered face-to-face on the Athens, Terrell HSC, and Palestine campuses.
The FAQ section should answer most, , of the questions most examinees have asked regarding the HESI A2 entrance exam and the registration and testing procedures at TVCC.
PRIOR to arriving to test, you MUST create an account with Evolve (the HESI testing company.)
Due to COVID-19 our buildings are locked to the general public. To register you must print and complete the application and mail it in with a check or money order in the amount of $55 (non-refundable) to the mailing address on the registration form. Unfortunately, no applications will be received in person. Your test fee covers all 9 sections of the exam, however TVCC Health Occupations Programs only requires Reading, Grammar, and Math at this time.