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Standardized Specialty Exams (Pre-Licensure Baccalaureate)
HESI Exit exams are proctored exams that test the student's ability to critically analyze, organize and synthesize material learned in each nursing course.
- The HESI Exit exams are administered during the final semester in the nursing curriculum.
- All students must achieve a satisfactory score 900 or higher on the exit exam.
- Failure to achieve a satisfactory score (900) will require documentation of remediation and consultation with remediation coordinator.
- A score of 900 or above on the HESI Exit exams 1-3 will be required to graduate.
- Failure to achieve the 900 on the exit exams will result in a requirement for remediation.
- Students will have 3 attempts to achieve the 900 on the HESI Exit exam during the final semester of the senior year.
- The cost of any attempt after the first three exams will be borne by the student.
- Students who do not achieve a 900 score on the 3rd attempt of the HESI Exit Exam will be required to enroll in a 2 credit directed study the following semester.
- This directed study will include required remediation assignments and activities. During this semester, students will take HESI Exit 4 and HESI Exit 5. A score of 900 or above on HESI Exit 4 or 5 is required for graduation.
- Students who do not achieve a score of 900 or above on HESI Exit 4 or 5 will be required to enroll in an additional 2 credit directed study the following semester. This course will have required remediation assignments and activities. During this semester, students will take HESI Exit Exams 6 and 7. A score of 900 or above on HESI EXIT Exams 6 or 7 is required for graduation.
Faculty Approval 3/09
Revised February 2012
Revised November 2012