Important Update: CSUB Nursing requires the latest ATI TEAS. Previous versions will not be accepted. Beginning with the Fall 2019 application cycle for CSUB Nursing, the number of TEAS repeats is restricted to the first 2 attempts with a 60-Day grace period from test date to test date.


TEAS ATI Testing Dates at CSUB AY 2019-2020:

Unless otherwise noted, all testing times will be from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM. 

Dates/Times are subject to change

Seats are limited. If fewer than 10 students register for an exam, the test will be canceled and an email notification will be sent prior to the test date.

Cost

The total cost of the exam is $83.00; Registration fee is $25 (cash or money order only).

CSUB Nursing TEAS Policy

Many nursing schools limit the number of attempts to take the TEAS. Admission requirements for CSUB Nursing require a 60-day grace period to elapse on repeated attempts. For Fall 2019 application cycle, a maximum of 2 attempts overall is considered. Be sure to consult the policies and regulations of other schools of interest before registering for the TEAS.

Registration form

To register for an exam, please download the form by clicking on the test date, or download it on the right and turn it into the CSUB Department of Nursing. * Please note that each registration form will be available the month prior of each testing date *

Other Testing Locations

Please visit the ATI Testing Website for other testing locations. 


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What is the TEAS?

It is a multiple-choice exam that covers the following material:

  • Reading – paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions ( 40 items, 50 minutes)
  • Math – whole numbers, metric conversions, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ration/proportion (45 items, 56 minutes)
  • Science – science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, basic physical principles, and general science ( 30 items, 38 minutes)
  • English – and language usage—punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling (55 items, 65 minutes)

Taken from http://www.atitesting.com/global/students/teas.aspx


How can I prepare for the TEAS?

The TEAS Online Practice Assessment and the TEAS Study Manual are available for purchase through ATI. Visit www.atitesting.com for details.

 


How will the TEAS be used as admission criterion?

CSUB Nursing requires the ATI TEAS (VI).  No other versions of TEAS will be accepted.  Students applying to CSUB’s traditional nursing program must have TEAS adjusted individual total score of 72% or better.  


Can I take the TEAS more than once?

The number of repeats for the TEAS is limited to the first 2 attempts. 60 days from test date to test date must pass between the first and second attempt. The highest score will be used.


How do I register and pay for the TEAS?

To register for the TEAS Test, please click on this link.

Once your form is filled out, you may mail or walk in your registration form to the Department of Nursing with a $25.00 cashier's check, money order, or cash. 

Mail to: 

Department of Nursing
Attn: TEAS Registration
9001 Stockdale Hwy, 29RNC
Bakersfield, CA 93311

No personal checks will be accepted.  

The remaining $58.00 must be paid via credit card (or debit with a Visa/MasterCard logo), on the day of the exam. There are no exceptions. 

For other testing sites outside of CSUB, you may visit www.atitesting.com


How long will it take for me to get my TEAS scores?

Students testing at CSUB will receive their scores immediately after the examination.


How do I submit my scores?

Please upload your unofficial scores directly to your NursingCAS application. At any time, if deemed appropriate, the Department of Nursing may require you to submit official TEAS scores from ATI. Please do not submit scores below 72%.


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Don't see the test date you're interested in on the form? Registration for a specific date opens the month prior to the test date.