Kaplan Nursing Admissions Test


Students who wish to enter the Nursing Program


Students must pass all parts (Reading, Math, Writing and Science) of the Nursing Admissions Test. Kaplan's Admission Test is a tool to determine if students have the academic skills necessary to perform effectively in a school of nursing. The admissions test is a timed, 91 question, online, multiple choice test that evaluates the basic reading, math, writing and science skills of students seeking entry into a nursing program leading to Registered Nurse (RN) licensure.


Please sign up for your spot for your test date using the sign up form below.


The sitting fee, payable to testing services at the time of registration, is $77.07, payable online. This fee is Non-Refundable.


On the date of the test bring the following items:

  • Missouri driver's license or non-driver ID or a US passport


Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exams: Your Complete Guide to Getting into Nursing School (available on Amazon or local bookstores). Focus on:


  • Logic and comprehension, drawing basic inferences and identifying purpose of a reading


  • Conversions, operations, ratios, word problems


  • Assessing writing development, paragraph logic, mechanics of writing


  • Cardiovascular system, electrolytes, gastrointestinal system, immune system, neurology, renal system, hematological system, homeostasis, respiratory system, sensory system

Contact Information:

Testing Services

Lybyer Technology Center, room 108
605 W. Main St.
West Plains, MO 65775
Alexandra Graham, Writing Specialist/Coordinator of Testing
Phone: (417) 255-7943

Hours of Operation:

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proctored Exams

Please contact Testing Services to schedule an appointment.

Kaplan Testing Dates

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Please be sure to fill out these three forms:

  1. The Kaplan Test form (link opens in a new window)
    • Add to cart
    • Create an account
    • Click Sign up
    • Accept the terms and Conditions
    • Place your order $0.00
  2. The Missouri State-West Plains' Kaplan Nursing Admissions exam form found below, and
  3. The Cashnet form (the fee is Non-Refundable)

When you click on the submit button for the Missouri State-West Plains' Kaplan Nursing Admissions exam form, it should take you to CashNet automatically to pay for the exam. (The fee is Non-Refundable.) If this process does not work, use the link to CashNet found below the form.