Exam Date and Fees

Exam Date and Fees

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Types of Testing Sites

CNC offers computer-based testing for the CNL certification exam. Candidates have two types of exam sites where they can take the test:

1. Onsite at the candidate’s school of nursing - Exam Sites at Eligible CNL Education Programs.

2. Administered at a SMT testing center if the school of nursing exam site is not conveniently located.

Examination Dates and Locations

Summer 2017: July 17 - August 11, 2017 Deadline: 6/9/2017
Schools of Nursing Hosting the Exam:  
Augusta University Umass Amherst College of Nursing
Central Methodist University University of Alabama
Drexel University University of the Incarnate
Georgetown University University of Iowa College of Nursing
Grand Valley State University University of Maryland
Grand View University University of Nevada-Reno
Morningside College University of New Hampshire
Rush University University of Rochester
Saint Louis University University of San Diego
Saint Xavier University University of Virginia
Seton Hall University University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
South Dakota State University Washburn University

Fall 2017: November 27 - December 8, 2017 Deadline: 10/27/2017
Schools of Nursing Hosting the Exam:  
Augusta University  
Rush University  

Winter 2018: January 29 - February 16, 2018 Deadline: 12/11/2017
Schools of Nursing Hosting the Exam:  
Augusta University  
Rush University  

Spring 2018: April 23 - May 18, 2018 Deadline:3/16/2018
Schools of Nursing Hosting the Exam:
TBD  

Exam Fees

Administered at a School of Nursing Online Application
CNL Exam Registration Fee (1st Time Applicant Only) $350.00
Re-testing CNL Exam Registration Fee $250.00
   
Administered at a Testing Center   
CNL Exam Registration Fee (1st Time Applicant Only) $425.00
Re-testing CNL Exam Registration Fee $325.00

NOTE: All fees are subject to change and are non-refundable. Candidates may not retest during the same testing period. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline. There are no exceptions. Access to the exam will be denied if payment has not cleared at least 5 business days prior to the beginning of the testing period.