***Due to COVID, the HESI A2 test is being offered in-person at a Prometric Testing Center and also being offered remotely with ProctorU, a remote proctoring service. A desktop computer or laptop, a working webcam and microphone, and a stable internet connection is required for this test with ProctorU. For more detailed information concerning the technical requirements for the HESI A2 please visit https://www.proctoru.com/portal/elsevier-hesi.
Baylor LHSON department code is: 198255
All applicants are required to take the HESI Admission Assessment test (A2), an assessment tool used to evaluate prospective students and their potential for successful program completion. The HESI A2 test may only be taken once during each admission period.
Areas to be tested include:
Minimum scores of 80 or better on both the HESI A2 Math and English Composite portions are required to be eligible to apply to the nursing program.*
*All test score requirements are subject to change. Please verify all requirements with an advisor.
HESI A2 exams are currently being offered online through ProctorU or in-person at a Prometric testing center.
STUDENTS MUST UPDATE THEIR EVOLVE ACCOUNT PRIOR TO TESTING. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS.
REGISTRATION FOR REMOTE TESTING WITH PROCTORU
You will need the following to successfully test with ProctorU:
To use ProctorU services, you must create an account on their website. A student portal ProctorU - Elsevier/HESI Student Portal (click here) is available to walk you through how to create your account and test with ProctorU.
You may watch videos to understand the testing experience for your HESI exams:
Technical Support for Proctor U:
Live Chat on their site also available
Baylor Students, if you have OALA accommodations for extended time, please reach out to Nursing_Admission@baylor.edu at least 72 hours prior to your ProctorU test date to ensure your test is set up properly.
REGISTRATION FOR IN PERSON TESTING WITH PROMETRIC
You may take the test at Baylor University’s testing center, at another school, or at a Prometric testing site. Registration for testing through a Prometric testing site is online and separate from Baylor University. Below are the instructions and links.
First time to register - Registering on the Prometric Web Site Click here.
Once you receive your eligibility ID you can go to the Prometric website to locate a testing center.
Reporting Scores to LHSON
You must submit an official copy of your completed HESI A2 test scores to LHSON before the application deadline in order to be considered for admission.
To send in your scores from:
If you would like you may purchase an Admission Assessment study guide please call 1.800.545.2522 and request the Evolve Reach Testing and Remediation Admission Assessment test Review or click here.
Note: Due to construction around the Robinson Tower and limited parking at the Tower, we have temporarily relocated our testing location to the Sid Richardson Building (within the Career Center, West Wing). We will only be able to administer one test at a time, therefore we are limiting in-person HESI testing to Baylor students. Baylor students, as well as students from other institutions, may take the online HESI through ProctorU.
Applicants to the Baylor School of Nursing may take the HESI Admission Assessment (A2) test at Baylor University's Waco Student Testing Center, at another school, at a Prometric testing site, or remotely with ProctorU (a remote proctoring service - a desktop computer or laptop, a working webcam and microphone, and a stable internet connection is required for this test with ProctorU). Registration for testing through a Prometric testing site or via ProctorU is online and separate from Baylor University Student Testing Center. Refer to this website for more information (including information on Prometric/ProctorU testing): Baylor School of Nursing.
Please note that it is your responsibility to know which sections of the HESI test you need to take for the school(s) you are applying.
The computerized HESI-A2 is offered at Baylor University in Waco:
You will use your Evolve account username and password for registration and on the day of the exam.
Please register and pay your $86 administration fee payable by credit/debit card. If you have any questions, please contact your testing center’s office directly. All testing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
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