Kaplan Nursing Admissions Test

Audience:

Students who wish to enter the Nursing Program

Focus:

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.

Process:

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

Testing Location:

Garnett Library 220

Fees:

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

Other:

On the date of the test bring the following items:

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

Resources:

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

Reading:

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

Math

  • Conversions, operations, ratios, word problems

Writing:

  • Assessing writing development, paragraph logic, mechanics of writing

Science:

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

Contact Information:


Testing Services

Garnett Library Mezzanine
304 W. Trish Knight
West Plains, MO 65775
Alexandra Graham, Writing Specialist/Coordinator of Testing

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proctored Exams

Due to our commitment to flattening the COVID-19 curve, we are offering proctored exams by appointment only. 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.