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TEAS

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)®, Version VI, evaluates areas that are essential for academic success in nursing programs. This computer-based, multiple choice exam is divided into four sub-tests:

  • Reading (53 questions/64 minutes) – Key Ideas, Craft & Structure, Integration of Knowlege &  Ideas
  • Mathematics (36 questions/54 minutes) – Numbers & Algebra, Measurement & Data
  • Science (53 questions/63 minutes) – Human Anatomy & Physiology, Life & Physical Sciences, Scientific Reasoning
  • English and Language Usage (28 questions/28 minutes) – Conventions of Standard English, Knowlege of Language, Vocabulary Acquistion

Total test time is 3 hours and 48 minutes (209 minutes). You should allow approximately 4 hours for the total appointment time which includes time for the check-in process and exam instructions.

Questions regarding admission requirements should be addressed to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

Cost

The TEAS exam registration fee is $88. Registration fees are non-refundable.

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Special Accommodations

To receive disability accommodations you must be registered with the ASU Disability Resource Center and be approved for special accommodations. Please do not register for a group testing time. Individual testing arrangements must be made with the Program Coordinator at University Testing and Scanning Services by calling 480-965-7146.

Reschedule a Test Appointment

Transfer of a test fee to another test date can be made under the following conditions:

  1. Space is available on the requested test date.
  2. All transfers must be made ON or BEFORE your originally scheduled exam date.  After the originally scheduled exam date the full registration fee of $85 will be required in order to test.
  3. To transfer the test date, call or come in to the testing services office and pay a $15.00 transfer fee with a credit card.

Retake

You may retake the TEAS one time per advancement cycle. Admission deadlines are:

  • Post-Baccalaureate and Spring Semester  – September 1
  • Fall/Summer – February 1

You may re-test in a given cycle only if your composite score failed to meet the minimum requirement (http://nursingandhealth.asu.edu/files/programs/nursing/undergraduate/bsn/prenursing-workbook.pdf) and it has been at least 30 days since your last TEAS exam. Failure to comply with these restrictions will result in the cancellation of your test results and forfeiture of your entire exam fee of $85.00. TEAS exam scores will be valid for 12 months.

Prior to Arriving to Take the Exam

Prior to arriving at University Testing and Scanning Services to take the exam, you need to create an account with ATI. Please go to www.atitesting.com and click on Create New Account. It takes about five minutes to complete this process. If you wish to have your scores sent to ASU's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, please select "AZ State U" from the institution dropdown menu when creating an account. In order to access the test, you will need to enter the ATI user name and password that you create. You MUST bring that information with you when you come to test.

Admission to the Exam

Exam entrance requires a valid photo ID. YOU MUST CHECK IN AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE TEST TIME TO BE ADMITTED. You must also know or have with you your 10-digit ASU affiliate ID number, your ATI account user ID and password in order to take the test.

Scores

You will receive a copy of your test scores at the end of your testing period.

Test Center Information

Parking:  Lot 55 - University Center [UCNTRBparking fees are $2/hr or $10/day.  Please pre-pay for your parking before coming to the Testing & Scanning Services Office.  The parking machine, operated by Parking and Transit Services, accepts Visa or MasterCard, $1 and $5 dollar bills and is located by the front entrance to each building.  Please remember your parking space number, as it will be required to make your payment. No change is given. The Park Mobile parking zone is #60112.  When considering your payment,  all TEAS exams are 4 hours in length including check-in and check-out.