Nursing LPN-BSN Challenge Tests

Test Dates & Location

NOTE: Students will need to pay NLN directly. Please follow the Student Guide to NLN Testing Portal Manual. Students may register for and take only ONE exam per testing date

January 7, 2020

January 21, 2020

February 4, 2020

February 18, 2020

March 3, 2020

March 17, 2020

March 31, 2020

April 7, 2020

April 21, 2020

May 5, 2020

May 19, 2020

     All tests starting at 9:00 AM- Location TBA via email prior to the testing date

**if you have any questions please contact the LPN to BSN coordinator, Dr. Kathleen Healy-Karabell at 

The following NLN Challenge test(s) are available:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Microbiology

NLN Nursing Acceleration Challenges Exams:

  • NACE II Care of the Adult Client (passing score gives student credit for NURS350/NURS351)
  • NACE II Nursing Care of Child plus NACE II Nursing Care of Childbearing Family (passing scores gives students credit for NURS 450).

Please see the Student Guide to NLN Testing Portal to create a new username, password, and to register for the appropriate test at least one week prior to the scheduled test date.

Once you have registered for the exam there are no refunds. If you need to change your testing date, fees may apply through NLN. See the NLN website for more details.

Students choosing to receive advanced standing credit for Chemistry need to visit the CLEP website. (Please note CLEP exams are not administered by Marywood University.)