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ATI TEAS* Study Guide

*Test of Essential Academic Skills

The ATI TEAS will be given twice during the academic year.

Once in November & once in February.  The highest score will be used.

Students must score a minimum of 58 on the ATI TEAS Test to be eligible for admission.

Before taking the ATI TEAS Test, students must first:

  1. Review the BCC Nursing Admissions Checklist to ensure they meet criteria.
  2. Create a “TEAS Student Account” at the  ATI TEAS Website and, on the day of the test, know your username and password that was created.
  3. You will need to complete the BCC online Registration Form to reserve a testing date.


ON THE DAY OF THE TEST students should report to Bldg. 8, Room 4, with a PICTURE ID & Credit or Debit Card to pay the $65.00 testing fee online.

The Fall ATI TEAS Test Schedule will be published the last week of October.
Students can reserve a Fall test date beginning the first full week of November.

November 2021 – CLOSED

The Spring ATI TEAS Test Schedule will be published the first week of February.
Students can reserve a Spring test date beginning the second full week of February.

February – TBA

The ATI TEAS exam contains multiple-choice questions in four section:

  1. READING: 53 questions 64 minutes
  2. MATH: 36 questions 54 minutes
  3. SCIENCE: 53 questions 63 minutes
  4. ENGLISH: 28 questions 28 minutes

TOTAL Questions: 170 questions – 209 minutes


Both TEAS Online Practice Assessments contain 150 questions similar to what students will see on the TEAS Test.  They are internet based and can be taken twice.