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T.E.A.S. Entrance Exam for Health Programs

Important Notice

IMPORTANT NOTE: ATI has developed an updated TEAS test that we will begin administering in September of 2016 for Fall 2017 Nursing and Allied Health admissions. The new test is titled, ATI TEAS. If you plan to take the TEAS exam for Fall 2017 admissions, you should purchase the materials labeled "ATI TEAS" rather than the "TEAS V study materials."

General Information

Acceptance decisions for nursing and allied health programs are made by the Enrollment and Student Records Office in consultation with program coordinators. Decisions are based on an evaluation of all components of the admissions packet. Call (978) 762-4000 x5550 with questions regarding program application/admission.

The "Test of Essential Academic Skills" (TEAS) is a computerized test composed of multiple-choice questions organized into four sections, which measure reading ability, basic mathematics skills, science and English grammar. It is a timed test published by Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI Testing), LLP. Testers should plan to spend approximately 4 hours at the test center. The use of calculators, dictionaries or other aids is not permitted.

Section # of Questions Time Allowed
1. Reading 48 questions 58 minutes
2. Mathematical Skills 34 questions 51 minutes
3. Science 54 Questions 66 minutes
4. English and Language Usage 34 questions 34 minutes

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