Application Requirements

HESI Admission Assessment Exam (A2)

  • Each applicant must complete this mandatory entrance examination 
  • The HESI A2 consists of questions pertaining to:  Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Math, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking, and questions to determine Learning and Personality Styles.
  • Test can only be taken once for this application period.  There are no retakes.
  • Deadline to take the this exam is April 30, 2016 for all applicants
  • How to register for the HESI A2

The HESI Admission Assessment Exam will be offered at George Fox University at the following times:

  • April 5, 2016    5:30pm -  9:00pm
  • April 11, 2016  5:30pm -  9:00 pm

Sign up for HESI Testing at George Fox University

Non-George Fox students are welcome to take the exam at George Fox Univeristy.  

Applicants out of the Newberg area will take the exam at a Prometric Testing Center.  Each applicant can find a center location and register for an exam on the Prometric website. 

  • Between February 12, 2016 and April 25, 2016 applicant can sign up to take the exam.  
  • Between February 21, 2016 and April 30, 2016 the exam can be taken.

One Essay

One originally written essay must be submitted within the nursing application.  In your essay (300 words maximum) answer the following two questions:

1) Why do you want to pursue nursing as a profession?

2) Why are you choosing George Fox University for your nursing education? 

Recommendation & Appraisal Form

Two Recommendation and Appraisal forms are to be submitted. 

1.  One from a university professor (preferably science).

2.  One from someone who knows the applicant's interest in the nursing profession.

All forms are to be mailed directly to the nursing department (address provided on the form).

Applicant will be notified by email when a form has been received by the department, provided the applicant email address is on the form or the applicant is a current George Fox University student.