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TEAS Testing

The ATI TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is a proctored online multiple choice exam that measures entry level skills and abilities of applicants to nursing programs. The TEAS measures science, math, language, and reading knowledge and skills.

Prospective students must score at the Proficient, Advanced, or Exemplary Level to be eligible for admission. The deadline for TEAS testing is the same deadline for submitting applications to NursingCAS.  Please review the Application & Admission Timeline for specific dates. 

Results: Results can be downloaded from the results section on your ATI account. The report must show the subscores in Reading, English, Math, and Science.  The report must be uploaded directly into NursingCAS and is due by the application deadline.

ATI TEAS Testing

You can take the TEAS test at any location that offers it; cost is $115. You can also take it directly through ATI at https://www.atitesting.com/teas/register/teas-at-ati 

At the time of registration, you will need to sign up under WSU Spokane, WSU Tri Cities or WSU Yakima.

About the ATI TEAS Test

The ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is designed specifically to assess a student’s preparedness entering the health science fields. The ATI TEAS Test will be administered as a part of your basic admissions requirements. The ATI TEAS Test is similar to the SAT or ACT; however, it is designed specifically for health science schools like Nursing or Allied Health. The score you receive on the ATI TEAS Test will help schools determine your readiness for a Nursing or Allied Health program.

The ATI TEAS Test is comprised of 170 questions set up in a multiple-choice format. Questions are designed to test the basic academic skills you will need to perform in class in the areas of: Reading, Math, Science and English and Language Usage.

How to Prepare for the ATI TEAS Test

ATI Nursing Education has developed several options for preparation of the ATI TEAS Test.

  • ATI TEAS SmartPrep Package
    The most comprehensive TEAS preparation package includes ATI TEAS SmartPrep, a self-directed online tutorial with over 65 Lessons and 650 practice questions; two ATI TEAS Online Practice Tests; and the printed ATI TEAS Study Guide. All mapped to the actual ATI TEAS Test, so you study exactly what you need to know to get the highest score possible.
  • ATI TEAS Basic Package
    This includes both versions of the ATI TEAS Online Practice Test and the printed ATI TEAS Study Guide.
  • ATI TEAS Online Practice Tests
    Prepare for the ATI TEAS with two different practice tests. Each test has 150 practice questions with detailed explanations on both right and wrong answers. These tests are patterned after the actual ATI TEAS Test, providing a realistic practice environment for test day.
  • ATI TEAS Study Guide
    The TEAS Study Guide contains practice problems for each section of the exam in addition to two comprehensive paper/pencil practice tests. It also includes a detailed explanation of each exam objective in addition to two or more practice problems. Each of these practice problems contain solutions and explanations to help you understand the rationale behind the answers.

For more information on ATI TEAS test preparation products visit: https://www.atitesting.com/teas-prep.