Students applying to Allied Health programs must meet all minimum requirements as set forth by their respective program of interest.
The Associate Degree Nursing, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Hygiene and Surgical Technology programs require students to take the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) as one component of their minimum requirements.
Allied Health entrance exams require an appointment. Seating is limited, advanced planning is highly suggested to meet program deadlines; please do not wait until your deadline month to schedule a test.
The Campus Bookstore offers TEAS study manuals.
To schedule an appointment, contact the Testing Center: (828) 327-7000, ext. 4048.
The TEAS exam is administered to applicants of the ADN - Associate Degree Nursing, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology programs.
TEAS exam scores are one part of the criteria used for the selection process of determining students accepted into the healthcare programs.
The TEAS exam measures a student’s abilities in the following academic areas:
• English and Language Usage
• The TEAS exam has a $68 non-refundable fee payable to the East Campus Business Office. The Cash, check or credit cards are accepted. Your receipt must be presented to us on test day.
• A photo ID will be required prior to taking the exam.
• Total test time is 209 minutes (which is 3.48 hours). However, to account for instruction time plan to be here for 4 hours.
First Test Offering
Second Test Offering
Note: Please call Testing Center for available dates and times.
Schedule your ATI TEAS test by visiting the Google Docs TEAS Test Registration Form.