Admissions Requirements

Admissions Checklists

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Please print an admissions checklist for your program:
RN- BSN Program – starting May 4, 2020
Nursing Program (day) – starting Fall 2020
Bridge Nursing Program- starting Summer 2020
Evening Weekend Nursing Program – starting Spring (January) 2022
Licensed Practical Nursing Program – starting Spring (January 2021)
Certified Nursing Assistant- not currently accepting applications
Radiologic Technology Program – starting Fall 2020
Computed Tomography Program – starting Summer 2020
Mammography Program – starting Summer 2020
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program – starting Summer 2020
Health Sciences Program – starting Summer 2020

Aesthetic Certificate Program

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*MCHP Computer requirements for all programs MCHP-Computer-Requirements-as-of-January-2020.pdf (70 downloads)

 

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

Admissions Deadlines

RN-BSN and Health Sciences
We always accept applications. There are five start dates per year. Contact admissions admissions@mchp.edu for your start date!
Associate Degree in Nursing (Day Program)
We started accepting applications for Fall 2020 on September 1, 2019. Early Action applications and admissions requirements are due by January 31, 2020 at 5pm. All Regular Decision applications and admissions requirements are due by March 27th at 5pm.
Associate Degree in Nursing (Bridge)
We started accepting applications for on September 1, 2019. Applications and admissions requirements are due by February 28, 2020 at 5pm.
Associate Degree in Nursing (Evening/Weekend)
Applications for Spring 2020 are no longer being accepted. Our next Evening/Weekend cohort will begin in Spring 2022. Like us on Facebook for updates on when applications open!
Licensed Practical Nursing
Applications for Spring (January) 2021 will open mid-February. Early Action applications and admissions requirements are due by July 15, 2020 at 5pm. All Regular Decision applications and admissions requirements are due by October 15th at 5pm. Our next LPN cohort will being in Spring (January 2021).
Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology
We started accepting applications for Fall 2020 on September 1, 2019. Early Action applications and admissions requirements are due by January 31, 2020 at 5pm. All Regular Decision applications and admissions requirements are due by March 27th at 5pm.
Advanced Certificate in Computed Tomography
We started accepting applications for Summer 2020 on September 1, 2019. All applications and admissions requirements are due by March 1, 2020 at 5pm.
Advanced Certificate in Mammography
We started accepting applications for Summer 2020 on September 1, 2019. All applications and admissions requirements are due by March 1, 2020 at 5pm.
Advanced Certificate in Diagnostic Sonography
We started accepting applications for Summer 2020 on September 1, 2019. All applications and admissions requirements are due by March 1, 2020 at 5pm.

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 (ADN applicants must score above a 75 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Grammar (ADN applicants must score above a 75 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Vocabulary (ADN applicants must score above a 75 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Math
• 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.

 

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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.
Admissions-Entrance-Exam-Registration.docx.pdf (221 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