TEAS® Test Information

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS® Version VI (6)) is offered by ATI.

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) is a scholastic aptitude assessment that can be used as one component of the selection process for admitting students into post-secondary education programs. Screening qualified candidates for college admission is crucial for best matching of available resources to individuals with a minimum level of ability relevant to program study requirements. The goal is to predict those candidates with the highest likelihood of academic success in a future area of study.

The TEAS® exam is a 4-part assessment consisting of Reading, Mathematics, Science and English (in that order only) with a total testing time of 3 hours and 29 minutes. Each subtest has a separate time limit.

TEAS® Test Information

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS® Version 6) is offered by ATI.

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) is a scholastic aptitude assessment that can be used as one component of the selection process for admitting students into post-secondary education programs. Screening qualified candidates for college admission is crucial for best matching of available resources to individuals with a minimum level of ability relevant to program study requirements. The goal is to predict those candidates with the highest likelihood of academic success in a future area of study.

The TEAS® exam is a 4-part assessment consisting of Reading, Mathematics, Science and English (in that order only) with a total testing time of 3 hours and 29 minutes. Each subtest has a separate time limit.

Content Area Subcontent areas number of questions time allotted percent of test items
Reading 53 64 min 28%
Paragraph and Passage Comprehension 19 12.7%
Informational Source Comprehension 23 15.3%
Mathematics 36 54 min 20%
Number and Operations 19 12.7%
Measurement 4 2.7%
Data Interpretation 3 2.0%
Algebraic Applications 4 2.7%
Science 53 63 min 32%
Human Body Science 11 7.3%
Life Science 15 10%
Earth and Physical Science 14 9.3%
Scientific Reasoning 8 5.3%
English and Language Usage 28 28 min 20%
Grammar and Word Meaning in Context 15 10%
Spelling and Punctuation 9 6%
Structure 6 4%
TOTAL 170 209 min 100%

* There are an additional 20 unscored pretest items.

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