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HESI Testing

Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) is computer-based, scholastic aptitude test that is used as one component of the selection process for the admission of students into the University of North Georgia's Department of Nursing.

Sections of the HESI Exam

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Math
  • A&P
  • Learning Styles
  • Personality Profile

Where to Take the HESI

The UNG nursing department requires that the HESI exam be taken at one of our testing locations or through a Prometric Test Center which can be located anywhere around the country.

Take the HESI at a Prometric Center

How to Schedule
  • You must create an evolve account. Set up your Evolve username and password.
  • Log in to your Evolve account and click on the HESI Assessment Student Access tab.
  • Click on the Distance Testing tab > Register for a Distance Exam.
  • Department ID is 201234 for the University of North Georgia Distance Testing.

Note: If you are testing for a different nursing program, you will need to use a different department ID.

Retest Policy

  • HESI must be taken within twelve months prior to the application deadline and may only be taken twice per year from the time of the first exam.
  • There must be six or more weeks between exam dates.

What to Expect

✔ You must provide a valid government issued photo ID.

✔ If you arrive fifteen minutes after your scheduled appointment time, you may not be allowed to test.

✔ Length of Exam: 3 hours 35 minutes

Resources

Register for Your Exam

Step One: Create Your Evolve Account

You will use your Evolve account username and password for registration and on the day of the exam.

Need Help Creating Your Evolve Account?
  • Go to the Evolve website
    • Click on HESI Exams
    • In the drop down box, Please click "Register for HESI"
    • Remember, you will use your Evolve account username and password for registration and on the day of the exam.

Step Two: Register and Pay with RegisterBlast

Please register and pay your $75 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.

Note: You must use a different web browser other than Internet Explorer.

Dahlonega Testing Center

Dahlonega Campus Test Dates

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 31, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.

Gainesville Testing Center

Gainesville Campus Test Dates

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 9:00 a.m
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 1:00 p.m
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 1:00 p.m
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 9:00 a.m
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.

Oconee Testing Center

Oconee Campus Test Dates

  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Friday, April 26, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. 
  • Monday, May 6, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  •  Friday, August 16, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Monday, August 26, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 27, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Monday, October 14, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Monday, November 18, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.

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