Admissions Requirements

Admissions Checklists

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Please print an admissions checklist for your program:
RN- BSN Program – Five start dates per year!
Nursing (Day) Program – starting Fall 2021 (applications are open!)
Bridge Nursing Program- starting Summer 2021
Licensed Practical Nursing Program – starting Spring (January 2022)
Certified Nursing Assistant- not currently accepting applications
Radiologic Technology Program– starting Fall 2021 (applications are closed)
Computed Tomography Program – starting Summer 2021 (applications are closed)
Mammography Program – starting Summer 2021 (applications are closed)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program – starting Summer 2021 (applications are closed)
Health Sciences Program -Five start dates per year!

Aesthetic Certificate Program (starting 2021)

Microblading (starting 2021)

 

*MCHP Computer requirements for all programs MCHP-Computer-Requirements-as-of-January-2020.pdf (279 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.

Entrance Exam for all ADN Nursing programs

The HESI Nursing Entrance Exam is an admission requirement for all associate degree Nursing programs. 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 (ADN applicants must score above a 75 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Anatomy & Physiology (ADN applicants must score above a 70 to meet admissions criteria.)

 

Entrance Exam for our LPN program

The HESI LPN Entrance Exam is an admission requirement for the LPN certificate program. The entrance exam provides evidence of an applicant’s academic skills in:

• Reading (LPN applicants must score above a 70 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Grammar (LPN applicants must score above a 70 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Vocabulary (LPN applicants must score above a 70 to meet admissions criteria.)
• Math (LPN applicants must score above a 70 to meet admissions criteria.)

Click here for additional information and HESI review information for LPN HESI Entrance Exams!

 

  • 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 the 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.

 

Click here for entrance exam dates and forms!

 

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 (351 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