Admission Requirements

Admissions Checklists

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Please print an admissions checklist for your program:
RN- BSN Program- starting Fall 2019
Nursing Program (day)- starting Fall 2019
Bridge Nursing Program
Evening Weekend Nursing Program- starting Spring (January) 2020
Licensed Practical Nursing Program- starting Spring (January 2020)
Certified Nursing Assistant- not currently accepting applications
Radiologic Technology Program- starting Fall 2019
Computed Tomography- starting Summer 2020
Certificate in Mammography – starting Fall 2020
Diagnostic Medical Sonography- starting Summer 2019
Health Sciences Program- starting Fall 2019

Application materials, including transcripts, should be mailed to:
MCHP Admissions Office
70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Please review all application deadlines before submitting. Late application materials will not be accepted and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Admissions Deadlines

RN-BSN and Health Sciences
Applications for Fall 2019 are now being accepted and due by June 28, 2019.
Associate Degree in Nursing (Day Program)
Applications for Fall 2019 are now being accepted. Final deadline June 28, 2019.
Associate Degree in Nursing (Bridge)
Applications for Summer 2019 and due by February 28, 2019.
Associate Degree in Nursing (Evening/Weekend)
Applications for Spring 2020 are now being accepted and due by August 30, 2019.
Licensed Practical Nursing
Applications for Spring (January) 2020 are now being accepted and due by August 30, 2019.
Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology
Applications for Fall 2019 are now being accepted. Early Action Deadline: January 11, 2019 Regular Decision Deadline: March 29, 2019
Advanced Certificate in Computed Tomography
Applications for Summer 2019 are now being accepted and due by March 1, 2019.
Advanced Certificate in Mammography
Applications for Fall 2019 are now being accepted and due by June 28, 2019.
Advanced Certificate in Diagnostic Sonography
Applications for Summer 2019 are now being accepted and due by March 1, 2019.

Entrance Exam for all ADN Nursing programs and LPN program

The HESI Nursing Entrance Exam is an admission requirement for all associate degree Nursing programs and the Licensed Practical Nursing program. The entrance exam provides evidence of an applicant’s academic skills in:

• Reading
• Grammar
• Vocabulary
• Math
• Biology (Not required for LPN applicants.)
• Chemistry (Not required for LPN applicants.)
• Anatomy & Physiology

  • Applicants must submit documentation of the HESI Entrance Exam results for consideration. Alternative exams, such as the TEAS, may not be substituted for the HESI exam.
  • Applicants may take the exam at MCHP or another testing site. 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 retake the HESI exam, for an additional fee, one time per admission cycle. Applicants may retake 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 may make an appointment to take the exam at MCHP by completing the registration form and sending it with payment to the address below. There is a $50 non-refundable fee for the test. Space for testing is limited and registration will be processed on a space available basis. Registration confirmation will be sent by email.

MCHP-Admissions-Entrance-Exam-Registration.pdf (77 downloads) :

MCHP
70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Radiologic Technology & Health Sciences Entrance Exam

The Accuplacer exam is an admission requirement for Radiologic Technology and Health Science applicants. The entrance exam provides evidence of an applicant’s academic skills in:
• Reading
• WritePlacer
• Arithmetic
• Elementary Algebra

  • Accuplacer scores are valid for one year from test date.
  • Applicants may take the exam at MCHP or another testing site. If not taken at MCHP, applicants must have an official copy of the test results sent to MCHP from the testing site.
  • Applicants may retake the Accuplacer exam, for an additional fee, one time per admission cycle. Applicants may retake the entire exam or only the section(s) of the exam they decide to re-test. Test scores are valid for one year from test date
  • Applicants may make an appointment to take the exam at MCHP by completing the registration form and sending it with payment to the address below. There is a $50 non-refundable fee for the test.
  • Space for testing is limited and registration will be processed on a space available basis. Registration confirmation will be sent by email.

MCHP-Admissions-Entrance-Exam-Registration-1.pdf (59 downloads) :

MCHP
70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

Job Shadow Verification (Diagnostic Medical Sonography Only)

To apply for our Job Shaddow Program, please download our verification form below and submit to:
MCHP
70 Middle Street
Lewiston, ME 04240