4/22/2020 Update

4/22/2020 Update: HESI A2 testing request and registration process are now available. Students wishing to take the HESI A2 need to complete the Waiting List form. A testing staff member will send email instructions with registration, payment, equipment, and Elsevier account information. This process may take time so please be patient as proctoring availability with ProctorU is limited. 


The HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam evaluates the aptitude of prospective students in key areas such as English, math, and science. At Broward College (BC), the HESI A2 is used for admission into the Nursing programs as well as the Dental Assisting program. The HESI A2 administered at BC includes only test sections required for BC programs. Additional test sections are not available.

Test Sections Administered:

Test Time Limit:

Before Test Day Remember to:

On Test Day Remember to:

  • Bring a current, valid, physical government issued photo ID
  • Bring your Evolve username and password
  • Arrive early to the Testing Center
  • Bring a credit card to pay Evolve (HESI) $46* for exam in the Testing Center (separate payment from proctor fee).
    • *HESI exam fee subject to change according to exam vendor.

After Testing Concludes:

  • Results are given approximately 10 minutes after completing the exam

Visit the Testing Fees webpage for more information!

Retesting Policy Effective September 16, 2018

# of Attempts: 3 per Year
Time between Attempts: 30 Days
Scores Valid: 2 Years


  • A year is calculated at 365 days.
  • Time starts on the date of the first attempt.
  • Once 3 attempts have been achieved, student must wait the remainder of the 365 days before testing again.
  • Attempts restart on day 366.

New retesting policy approved by Health Sciences Department on July 13, 2018.

Testing times differ from Center Opening and Closing Times.
Student Testing Times as shown below: Students must be seated in the Testing Center no earlier/later than the time reflected below if they are taking all 3 sections of the Higher Level Math (HLM) test!

Location Days of the Week *Appt. / Walk-in Testing Times
Central Campus M, T, W, R Appointments & Walk-ins 8:00am - 4:30pm
F 8:00am - 11:30am
S 9:00am - 12:00pm
North Campus M, T, W, R Appointments & Walk-ins 8:00am - 2:30pm
F 8:00am - 11:30am

M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, and S=Saturday

*Appointments are highly recommended. Walk-ins are taken on a space available basis.

During certain times of the year, only walk-in testing is available for the HESI A2:

  • July 27, 2018 through August 7, 2018
  • October 4, 2018 through October 10, 2018
  • November 26, 2018 through December 11, 2018
  • February 25, 2019 through March 2, 2019
  • April 23, 2019 through May 4, 2019
  • June 17, 2019 through June 22, 2019
  • July 29, 2019 through August 6, 2019


View the HESI A2 exam Tutorial prior to test day!

  • You may start with any section you choose.
  • The timer will count down, from the amount of time allowed to complete your exam.
  • Be sure to keep track of your time using the timer.
  • There is a calculator available inside the test platform for student use during the Basic Math Skills section. It can be viewed by clicking on the link “Show Calculator”.
  • There is no going back to a question or a section once it is submitted/completed.
  • There are two personal assessment sections that are optional to complete.
  • You will be given scratch paper and a pencil. You must return the scratch paper and pencil to the proctor before leaving the room.