The TEAS, or Test of Essential Academic Skills, is required for all potential nursing students.  It is a pre-admission test administered through Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education. NTC utilizes the test to screen prospective students’ ability to be successful in the nursing programs.

July 22, 2022, is the deadline for the AD Nursing Generic (AS) applicants.

August 5, 2022, is the deadline for the Practical Nursing applicants.

NTC nursing applicants may take the TEAS twice per semester.

Your highest total score will be used for admission consideration.

NTC nursing has a competitive admission process, so the higher your TEAS score, the better your chance of being accepted.

TEAS scores are valid for two years.

Register for the TEAS on the ATI Testing website:  https://www.atitesting.com/teas/register

See below for NTC’s upcoming TEAS sessions:

  • Tuesday, June 21st at 3pm (REMOTE session)
  • Thursday, June 23rd at 10am – (ON-CAMPUS session) Testing Center Room 203
  • Wednesday, July 13th at 10am – Capacity 20 (REMOTE session)
  • Thursday, July 14th at 9am – Capacity 13 (ON-CAMPUS session) Testing Center Room 203

If you have taken the TEAS at a location other than NTC, you must have the official score transcript sent to NTC.  Official score transcripts must be ordered from ATI Testing and received by the published deadline.  You may order your transcript from ATI on this website:  https://store.atitesting.com/product.aspx?zpid=942 

Students are strongly encouraged to purchase a study guide and to allow for six weeks of study and preparation prior to taking the TEAS.  TEAS Study Manuals are available for $25 on the ATI website:  https://atitesting.com/teas/study-manual 

TEAS Study Manuals are also available for temporary use in the NTC Library.

NTC is committed to making all educational programs, course materials, services, and activities sponsored by the College accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Requests for disability accommodations should be directed to:  accessibility@bemidjistate.edu