Radiologic Technology Pre-Admission Testing

HESI Admission Assessment Exam

The Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Admission Assessment is a timed, computerized test. The HESI exam can be taken once in a 12-month period; only those sections where a score of less than 70% was achieved can be repeated. The cost of the exam is $80 for the first attempt and $60 for the second attempt. There is a non-refundable registration fee of $3.50.

TMCC's Radiologic Technology Program is responsible for all admission requirements and decisions regarding the Radiologic Technology HESI exam.

The Radiologic Technology HESI consists of:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary and General Knowledge
  • Grammar
  • Math
  • Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Style
  • Personal Profile Assessment


The Radiologic Technology HESI entrance exam score is 10 points out of the 32 total points, for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.

A 70% score is required in English, Math, Sciences, and Critical Thinking; Learning Styles, Personal Inventory are not scored.

An average score for the Radiologic Technology HESI entrance exam is calculated. The average percent score (for English, Math, Science, and Critical Thinking areas) is divided by the number 10.

Exam Dates

Testing is held at the Pennington Health Science Center. The exam starts at 8:30 a.m. You must be checked in no later than 8:25 a.m. You will have 6 hours to complete all sections. Please check your email for instructions 2-3 days before your testing date. Be sure to check your spam folder as well.