Evolve testing

The Evolve RN Admission Assessment (A2) plus Critical Thinking is also called the HESI Admission Assessment Exam (A2).

Applicants must complete pre-admission advising in order to schedule the A2 plus Critical Thinking examination. The department will provide the advising confirmation form at the group information sessions.

This test may be taken at the UALR Testing Services and Student Life Research department located in the Student Services Building.

Exam cost is $67.00.

This test can be taken more than once and the highest score will be retained. Test scores are valid for two years.

Applicants must take ALL parts of this exam

For students who do not live close to the Little Rock campus or cannot schedule an exam at UALR, the Evolve A2 plus Critical Thinking is also available through Prometrics Testing Services. The Exam is $92.00 if taken through Prometrics and requires registering on the EVOLVE website and scheduling an exam. Please review the links below to register to take your entrance exam at a Prometrics testing center near you.

The EVOLVE A2 exam is not in pass/fail format. Cumulative scores will calculate into total quality points for ranking.

20 point addition: 90% and above
10 point addition: 80% to 89%
0 points: 70% to 79%
10 point deduction: 60% to 69%
20 point deduction: 59 and below