TEAS Exam

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What is the TEAS?

The ATI TEAS, or Test of Essential Academic Skills, is a standardized test designed specifically to assess a student's preparedness for entering the health science fields. Questions are designed to test the basic academic skills you will need to perform successfully in the areas of: Reading, Math, Science, and English and Language Usage. 

You can review additional information about the ATI TEAS, Version 7 exam, here.

Why do I have to take the TEAS?

The ATI TEAS has been statistically proven to be a valid predictor of early nursing school success. Your score on the TEAS is one measure of academic preparedness that helps Youngstown State University consider your acceptance into our nursing program(s).

What does the TEAS exam consist of?

The ATI TEAS test is comprised of 170 questions that are formatted as both multiple choice items with 4 answer options and alternate-type items. This includes 150 scored questions and 20 unscored pretest questions. Students have 209 minutes to complete the exam. 

For students testing on or after June 3, 2022 (ATI TEAS, version 7), the number of questions in each content section and subsection are as follows: 

  • Reading – 45 questions (55 minutes) 
    • Key Ideas & Details – 15 
    • Craft & Structure – 9 
    • Integration of Knowledge & Ideas – 15 
    • Unscored Pretest Items – 6 
  • Math – 38 questions (57 minutes) 
    • Numbers & Algebra – 18 
    • Measurement & Data – 16 
    • Unscored Pretest Items – 4 
  • Science – 50 questions (60 minutes) 
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology – 18 
    • Biology – 9 
    • Chemistry – 8 
    • Scientific Reasoning – 9 
    • Unscored Pretest Items – 6 
  • English & Language Usage – 37 questions (37 minutes) 
    • Conventions of Standard English – 12 
    • Knowledge of Language – 11 
    • Using Language and Vocabulary to Express Ideas in Writing – 10 
    • Unscored Pretest Items – 4 

How do I register for the exam?

****IF YOU ARE REGISTERING TO TAKE THE TEAS ONLINE VIA TEAS AT ATI****

In order to be considered for admission to Youngstown State University – ADN, certain applicants must take the ATI TEAS exam. You can review registration information via the guide below.

****IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TAKE THE TEAS ONSITE AT YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY****

In order to be considered for admission to Youngstown State University – ADN applicants must take the ATI TEAS exam. In order to test, you must have an ATI account created. You can view account creation information, here.

To schedule your TEAS assessment test date, please schedule your TEAS exam on campus. Scroll to the TEAS Testing link and select your date and time.

How should I prepare for the TEAS exam?

There are a variety of prep resources available to help you study for the test – all aligned to the ATI TEAS, Version 7 and packed with thousands of practice questions based on the content and format of the actual exam.  

Remember, the TEAS exam must be taken prior to admission to the ADN program. Please plan on taking the exam prior to the July 15th admission deadline.