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NEW: Register online: TEAS Registration.

About TEAS

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) measures basic essential skills in the academic content area of reading, mathematics, science, English and language usage. The test is intended for use primarily with adult nursing program applicants. The objectives assessed on the TEAS exam are those which nurse educators deemed most appropriate and relevant to measure entry level skills and abilities of nursing program applicants. Picture of Passport

Test Duration: approximately 3.5 hours. Also, scratch paper and pencils are provided to each tester.

Valid ID Form Required: driver's license, or passport, or military ID must be presented at the time of testing.

TEAS Testing Dates

--UNCW students TEAS testing begins February 10, 2014 and ends June 20, 2014*.*Note: Only ONE TEAS test may be taken during this period.

--Non-UNCW students can take the TEAS test year round Monday through Friday at 8:30am and 12:30pm.

Individual Testing

This testing environment is a designated testing room with four work stations separated by dividers. Maximum: four test takers per session.

COST: $85. (online registration requires a $3 convenience fee). Offered Monday through Friday at 8:30am and 12::30pm.

LOCATION: University Testing Services, Depaolo Hall, Room 1021.

Note: the last day to register for the TEAS individual test is June 16, 2014

Group Testing:

This testing environment consists of a open computer lab room with approximately 12 rows and 4 seats per row. Maximum: twenty-five test takers per session.

COST: $65. (online registration add a $3 convenience fee).

DATES: April 25, 2014 at 8:00am and May 12, 2014 at 8:30am.

LOCATION: UNC Wilmington School of Nursing, Room 2061.

Note: the last day to register for the TEAS group test on April 25, 2014 is April 21, 2014. The last day to register for the group TEAS test on May 12, 2014 is May 9, 2014. However, spaces for both group tests are limited and may be filled prior to the test dates.. Once the group testing spots are filled, examinees must register for individual testing on the available dates indicated above.

How to Register

On-Campus Testing. Reigster online: TEAS Registration.

Candidates can also call University Testing Services at 910-962-7444. Note: payment to UNCW is due when you register for the test. Advance appointments are strongly recommended.

Off-Campus Testing. TEAS testing is available at certain locations throughout the U.S. Please visit ATI Testing or call 800-667-7531. At the ATI website scroll to the lower right-hand corner of the page and select "Register for TEAS with PSI".

IMPORTANT: after completing the off-campus TEAS test contact ATI to have your scores sent to the UNC Wilmington School of Nursing.

Payment Methods, Refunds, and Reschedule Policy

The individual TEAS tests costs $85 (online registration adds a $3 convenience fee). The Group TEAS tests costs $65 (online registration adds a $3 convenience fee). No refunds will be given. As a general policy, University Testing Services does not provide refunds.In extenuating circumstances, we reserve the right to charge a $15 processing fee for funds issued due to cancelations and/or rescheduling.

Reschedule your appointment by calling University Testing Services at 910-962-7444 at least one business day in advance. Rescheduling is not permitted on the day of the test.


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