Test of Essential Academic Skills
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) administered by Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) is a standardized, timed, computer-based exam designed to assess the general academic preparedness of students interested in applying to the CNHS Undergraduate Nursing Program.
TEAS test content
The TEAS Test consists of four sections: Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage. Not all sections have the same number of questions, and the test taker is not given the same amount of time for each section. The longest section is the Science section with 54 questions to be answered in 66 minutes. The shortest section is the English and Language Usage section with 34 questions to be answered in 34 minutes. The Reading section contains 48 questions to be answered in 58 minutes and the Mathematics section contains 34 questions to be answered in 51 minutes.
TEAS is designed to evaluat e the academic readiness of candidates as one of the criteria to determine admission into the CNHS undergraduate nursing program. The results also provide useful documentation for dvisement. TEAS scores will be used as part of the application process but will in no way be the sole criteria for admission to the UMB nursing program.
Like many standardized tests, there is no passing score for the TEAS® Test. Each section is given a composite score, and subscores are given for categories of specific content. Of the four sections, the Reading and Mathematics sections are largely considered the most important.
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TEAS® test format
Those taking the TEAS® Test have the option of taking the test in a computerized format or with the more traditional paper-and-pencil version. An advantage to the computerized version, which most test takers choose, is that the exam is scored immediately, though some schools do not allow scores to be displayed. Scores will be automatically sent to the school where the TEAS® test was administered free of charge, while there is a $27 charge to send scores to additional schools (which can be done after the test has been taken).
Because there is no established passing score, schools instead use the TEAS® Test score (along with the rest of one’s application materials) to determine whether test takers will be granted admission to their program. Each school typically posts their minimum score requirements on their website.
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TEAS Practice Test
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