The Admissions Process
The college pre-nursing entrance exam is a standardized aptitude
test that measures your aptitude in various areas such as English,
Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology and Math. The test is one
of the most commonly used nursing school entrance exams. The test
is designed to evaluate your potential to perform well in the program.
The college offers the HESI A-2 Prep pre-test review course to
interested candidates looking to work on their academic skills
in preparation to take the MWCC/HESI A-2 exam. The HESI A-2 review
courses are a great way for you to re-learn important concepts while
also learning new material that will be tested on the HESI A-2 exam.
The exam review courses will help you become more comfortable when
taking the exam and boost your chances for success. Prepping for
the HESI A-2 exam isn’t just helpful, it’s crucial.
Candidate are only permitted to take the MWCC/HESI A-2 exam twice per school year.
The cost of the MWCC/HESI-2 exam review course is $220 (which includes
the $85 testing fee). Participation in the review course is recommended
but does not guarantee test success.
- Testing is by appointment only.
- The exam review course is taught online in a virtual classroom for a duration of 4 weeks.
- Classes are held Mondays through Thursdays.
- Participants may enroll in either the AM or PM session of the course.
APPROXIMATE TOTAL MWCC/HESI A-2 EXAM DURATION: 2:30 HOURS.
If you need help navigating the admissions process call
Meridian West Central College at (941) 893-5443
to speak with an admissions representative or use the
Online Student Services
page to schedule a live online meeting with an advisor.
How to Apply for Undergraduate Program Admission
Enrollment applications are available on and submitted
electronically either through the College website or by U.S.
Mail using a printable application form. The online and printable
application forms and completing instructions can be found here:
on the application page.
Meridian West Central College works closely with high school
counselors by supplying them with information about the College,
as well as important enrollment and scholarship deadlines. It is
highly recommended that students take advantage of their high
school counselors’ expertise and assistance in completing
the application, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
Prospective students must fill out the enrollment application and
submit the application along with the $150.00 application fee through.
Prospective students will be contacted by an enrollment professional as
soon as the application is received, and the processing of the information
All prospective ADN students must submit a copy of his or her final
high school official transcript, or GED, any ACT or SAT scores, college transcript,
Straighterline exams and professional nursing unencumbered license.
Any of the following entrance exams: HESI A2: 75-80% score, NACE I and
NACE II:74 or higher are acceptable and must be submitted to the Meridian
West Central College Online Enrollment Center.