Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) 5.0
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) 5.0 Test is specifically designed for students interested in nursing. It was developed by ATI Testing to measure content areas in Mathematics, Science, English and Language Usage. The exam is a 170 item multiple choice format. It is a timed test of 209 minutes total, but applicants are encouraged to block out four (4) hours for the exam. The total possible points for the TEAS 5.0 is a 100 composite score.
As one of the Minimum Admission Requirements (MARs), applicants must take the TEAS 5.0 Exam before the January 31st deadline date. Contact CVCC's Testing Center at 828/327-7000, extension 4138, for scheduled dates and times for this exam. It is the applicant's responsibility to schedule the TEAS V exam. No reminder will be sent to the applicant to complete the exam.
Important Note: Scores for TEAS 5.0 Exams taken at other institutions will ONLY be accepted from ATI. Visit the ATI website(www.atitesting.com); go to "online store"--shop by Student; select ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Transcripts." Outside test scores must be submitted to the CVCC Records Department by the designated deadline of January 31st. Only the TEAS 5.0 version will be accepted.
You may visit the following website to access information about the TEAS.
∗Every applicant must take the TEAS V exam either at CVCC or at another test site by the deadline date.
∗If an applicant takes the TEAS V exam at another test site, then he/she must provide official TEAS V scores from ATI (www.atitesting.com) by January 31, 2014.