Maine College of Health Professions
70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
phone: (207) 795-2840 email: admissions@mchp.edu

MCHP Entrance Exams

Radiologic Technology and Health Sciences Programs Only

The Accuplacer Exam is required of students prior to placement in college-level courses and is required of all applicants to the Radiologic Technology and Health Sciences Programs.  Applicants must provide documentation of the following sections of the Accuplacer Exam:

  • Reading
  • WritePlacer
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra

Applicants may make an appointment to take the exam at the College by completing the registration form below and mailing to MCHP. Accuplacer scores are valid for one year from test date.

There is a $50 non-refundable fee for the test.  Space in the computer lab for testing is limited and registration will be processed on a space available basis. Registration confirmation will be sent by email. Test dates and times are included on the registration form.

Please download the form and send it by mail with the payment.

Nursing (A.D.N. and Bridge Programs only) Entrance Examination


The HESI Nursing Entrance Exam is an admission requirement for the Nursing (A.D.N.) and Bridge programs. The entrance exam provides evidence of an applicant's academic skills in the following areas:

  • Reading
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology


Applicants for admission must submit documentation of the HESI Entrance Exam results for consideration as part of the competitive admission review process. Applicants may take the exam at MCHP or another testing site. (Please note: applicants must be sure to take all required sections of the HESI.) If not taken at MCHP, applicants must have an official copy of the test results sent to MCHP from the testing site or by ordering the results from HESI directly. Applicants may re-take the HESI exam, for an additional fee, one time per admission cycle. Applicants may re-take the entire exam or only the section(s) of the exam they decide to re-test. HESI test scores are valid for one year from test date.

Applicants to the nursing program may make an appointment to take the exam at the College by completing the registration form and mailing to MCHP.

There is a $50 non-refundable fee for the test.  Space in the computer lab is limited and registration will be processed on a space available basis. Testing dates and times are included on the registration form.

 Please download the form and send it by mail with the payment.