Effective Fall 2017 entry, CSUB Nursing will require the new ATI TEAS. Previous versions will not be accepted.

Important Update: 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 2018-2019

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

Friday, September 28, 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Friday, December 7, 2018
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019
Friday, February 8, 2019

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.

The total cost of the exam is $83.00

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 on the right and turn it into the CSUB Department of Nursing. 

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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. 

Practice Assessment: http://www.atitesting.com/global/students/teas-online-practice.aspx 

Study Manual: http://www.atitesting.com/global/students/teas-study-manual.aspx

How will the TEAS be used as admission criterion?

Effective fall 2019 application period and beyond, CSUB Nursing requires the latest edition, ATI TEAS.  No other versions of TEAS will be accepted.  Students applying to CSUB’s traditional nursing program must have TEAS adjusted individual total score of 70 % or better.  However,  higher test scores will be rewarded with more points in the primary criteria.  To see how points will be assigned for the TEAS, see the Entry Criteria and Scoring Sheet that can be found under the Application Materials heading. 

Can I take the TEAS more than once?

Fall 2018 Application Cycle

The Department of Nursing will only allow the first 3 attempts on the ATI TEAS.  For repeated attempts, a 40 day grace period (from test date to test date) is required .  The highest score will be used.

Effective for Fall 2019 Application Cycle and Beyond

Beginning with the Fall 2019 application cycle, 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. 

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 70%.

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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.