The HESI A2 exam is a pre-nursing exam for Southern Arkansas University. Students wishing to apply to the nursing program at SAU are required to take and pass the HESI A2 exam. The exam must be taken through SAU for students to qualify for the nursing program at SAU. (The test cannot be taken through another school to qualify for SAU’s nursing program.) There is a lifetime test attempt of 3 times.
The cost of the HESI A2 exam at SAU is $71 and payment can be made in the Testing Center when the student arrives to take the exam. Students must register for the test on the HESI website at http://evolve.elsevier.com. Southern Arkansas University cannot register students for the test. The Testing Center at Southern Arkansas University will schedule the test once the student has registered online and calls (870) 235-4145 to make an appointment.
The current dates available to take the HESI A2 exam are Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 9am and Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 1pm. Students must register for and make an appointment to take the exam at least a week in advance. The deadline to register/schedule for the Wednesday, June 16 exam is Wednesday, June 9 by 4pm. The deadline to register/schedule for the Thursday, June 17 exam is Thursday, June 10 by 4pm. More test dates will be available in August 2021.
On the day of the test, students should bring their $71 fee payment and a current ID. For questions, to schedule an exam, or for more information, call the Testing Center at (870) 235-4145 or visit https://web.saumag.edu/nursing/bsn-program-application/hesi-a2/.