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HESI Testing- Radiography

​​​​​​HESI – Admissions Assessment w/Critical Thinking (A2) Exam for RADIOGRAPHY 

Testing is open to students who are applying to the RCSJ Radiography Program.

The HESI Admissions Assessment w/Critical Thinking (A2) exam is used for entrance into the Radiography Program at RCSJ – Cumberland.  In addition to knowledge gained from taking courses at RCSJ, a prospective student may prepare by reviewing resources at: The RCSJ - Cumberland HESI Radiography exam includes the following subtests:  Math, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Biology, Chemistry, and Critical Thinking.   


The following processes are required to register for the exam prior to the test date:

  1. Register/login as a student on Evolve at

    Click I'm a student; Click Login (upper right corner); click Create an Account; fill in required fields OR Login with your existing Evolve username/password; Click Submit.

  2. Register for HESI: 

    Click My Evolve tab (upper left corner) and in the center of the page, click Student Access

    1. *If you never created an Evolve account, you must call this number 1-800-222-9570 and say “I need to pay and would like assistance in creating a Student Access link.
  3. Click Payments tab at the top.  Make testing payment (*date not chosen at this time) by credit/debit card (Accepted: VISA, MasterCard, American Express & Discover).  If testing for the first time Type in Payment ID#  24954 for Version 1  OR  if testing for the second time Type in Payment ID#  24955  for Version 2; Click Search; Complete billing info; Click Proceed to Checkout; email receipt to [email protected] as proof of HESI registration payment, with the 2nd receipt as explained here below:
    1. IN ADDITION:  Before making an appointment, you will also need to pay $30.00 to the Cumberland Campus One Stop.  You may pay in person at the One Stop window, across from the bookstore, OR  RCSJ-Cumberland students:  You can also email  [email protected] & copy [email protected] to request to have the fee billed to your student account.  Non RCSJ-Cumberland students will need to come in person to the One Stop, where cash, checks or credit cards can be submitted, OR Non RCSJ-Cumberland students also have the option to submit an application to Admissions, and then request to be charged in your student account.  Once paid, all examinees need to bring in person, or email the $30.00 receipt, in addition to the HESI Test Fee receipt, to [email protected] to request your HESI exam appointment.    
  4. ​​IMPORTANT - Registration must be completed by presenting BOTH receipts to the Cumberland Testing Center, via email or in person.  You may then request an appointment for a date listed below.    

For assistance with this procedure, please call HESI Client Services at 1-800-222-9570.

*If you reschedule, or register within 2 weeks of the test date, you will need to pay a $15 fee to the One Stop and present the receipt to the Testing Center.​​

Students need to pay both fees to retest and a 60-day interval between test dates is required.     

  • Testing is administered in the Testing Center in the Catherine J. Arpino Education and Humanities Center.
  • No food/beverages or electronic devices (cell phones, smart watches, etc.) are permitted in the test room.
  • Calculators are provided within the exam software; students may not bring their own.
  • Students are allowed 5 hours to complete the exam; please be aware that seating is limited.
  • One valid, government-issued photo ID is required. 

2024-2025 Examination Dates​
​The start time is 9 AM.

*Please note: In severe weather/an emergency, a message will be placed on the voicemail system at (856.691.8600) and at The voicemail system, RCSJ homepage, and Emergency Notification System are used for all official College weather-related and emergency closing announcements.  Students will need to email [email protected] to inquire about make-up dates.  ​