The HESI A2 is a computer-based exam required by the MSU nursing department in order to be admitted into their program.


  1. How much does the HESI cost?
    The cost of the HESI exam is $50.
  2. What does the HESI consist of and how long is the exam?
    The HESI exam consists of four sections which include reading, grammar, vocabulary and math.  Each section is not timed, but the allotted time for the entire exam is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  3. When will I receive my score report?
    A score report will print immediately following the exam.
  4. How many times may I take the HESI exam?
    Currently, the nursing department only allows you to take the HESI exam one time at MSU. 
  5. When is the HESI offered and how do I schedule an appointment?
    The HESI exam is offered Monday - Thursday @ 8:00 am or 1:00 pm.  To schedule an appointment, please call the Testing Center at 397-4676.