Preparatory Courses

Our all-inclusive NCLEX preparatory course enables students to efficiently pass their NCLEX-RN examinations. The four main categories and ten subcategories will be thoroughly reviewed while placing emphasis on common mistakes.

Instructors fit for you

Our top-tier instructors are dedicated to actualizing your goals. That’s why we offer one-on-one tutoring, so you can address the topics that you find most challenging.

Concurrent Learning

We facilitate tutoring for nursing students who are seeking additional help in their classes. Concurrent learning is designed for students enrolled in courses such as:

  • Maternal Child Nursing Pathophysiology,
  • Fundamentals of Nursing,
  • Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Houston, Texas is home to over 200,000 registered nurses. Apollo Learning Institute wants to see you through your journey to joining this esteemed group of Texas RN’s. Our North Houston location is a short distance from some of Texas’s best nursing schools.


What is on the NCLEX exam?

The NCLEX exam has four (4) main categories and ten (10) subcategories. These categories include:

Safe Effective Care Environment

  • Management of Care
  • Safety and Infection Control

Health Promotion and Maintenance

  • Growth and Development Through the Lifespan
  • Prevention and Early Detection of Disease

Psychosocial Integrity

  • Coping and Adaptation
  • Psychosocial Integrity

Physiological Integrity

  • Basic care and comfort
  • Pharmacological and parenteral therapies
  • Reduction of risk potential
  • Physiological adaptation
How many questions are on the NCLEX exit exam?

The NCLEX examination software works in real time and you will receive specific questions based on how you answer. Because of this, one may receive anywhere from 75 to 265 questions during the exam.

Are there any testing materials I need?

No materials are needed to take the NCLEX exam. If, during the exam, you would like an erasable board and marker, you may raise your hand and the proctor can provide you with one.

What does NCLEX stand for?

NCLEX stands for National Council Licensure Examination. NCLEX is a nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses used in the United States as well as Canada. There are two types of exams, the NCLEX-RN (registered nurses) and NCLEX-PN (practical nurses)

How many questions are in each section of NCLEX exam?

As previously stated, the number of questions can range from person to person. However, the Safe and Effective makes up approximately 21-33% of the total NCLEX questions, Health Promotion and Maintenance makes up about 12%, Psychosocial Integrity is 12% and Physiological Integrity is the largest portion of the exam at 43-67%.

How long do I have to complete the exam?

You will have a total of five (5) hours to complete the exam. You will be allotted two (2) 10-minute breaks.

How much does it cost to take the NCLEX exam?

The NCLEX examination is a pass/fail logit examination. Logit is a unit of measurement that compares one’s ability to answer questions relative to a question’s difficulty. The passing standard is currently 0.00 logits. Therefore, no definitive score exists. Rather, the examination is a simple pass/fail.

When will I receive my scores?

The examination is taken on a computer and will be scored immediately, it will then be scored a second time by the National Council’s testing service. After this time, your NCLEX exams score will be mailed to you by your state board of nursing.

What if I fail my NCLEX exam?

You may retake the NCLEX examination as many times as you need to. The National Council mandates a waiting period of at least 91 days before you can retake the exam. Please look into your corresponding state board as they may impose different, stricter requirements for retaking your exam.