TEAS Exam Information

TEAS Exam Information

  • All applicants must take the computerized Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) entrance exam after completion of the prerequisite courses necessary and achieving a GPA of 2.7 or above or:

    SAT (prior to March 2016)  a score of 900 minimum (highest combined critical reading and math)
    SAT March 2016- present) a score in the range of 1000 (highest combined EBRW and math)
    ACT- composite minimum of 20

    This exam is taken one time and is an indicator for admission to the nursing program.

  • A Test of Essential Academic Skills Pre-Test Study Manual Ver. VI is recommended and can be purchased in the Clearfield Campus Bookstore or at the LHU online bookstore site. Prior to taking the exam, the student may access atitesting.com, create an account and take a practice exam for a fee if so desire but not required.

  • The exam consists of four sections, Reading, Math, Science, and English.  The exam will consist of 170 questions, 30-55 in each area.

  • A calculator is embedded with the online version of the ATI TEAS exam.

  • Exams will be scheduled on Mondays and Fridays from September through May.  Scroll down to register and check the dates for the exam.

  • Once applicant receives notification of eligibility for exam, they register for TEAS online.

  • This computerized test is ONLY offered at the Clearfield Campus.

  • All applicants will be responsible for the $55.00 exam fee payable by credit card ONLY.

  • The exam MUST BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE– you cannot test without prior sign up with the nursing department.

  • Students, please allow 3.5 hours for testing.

  • To begin the ASN Nursing program in the fall of any year, you should take the TEAS exam by the end of February of the year you want to enter. For example, if you are interested in coming into nursing the fall of 2017, you should complete the TEAS exam by the end of February 2017.  Prospective students taking the exam between March through May may be considered or placed on a waiting list for that year.

    The person testing will receive a copy of their test results for your record on the day you take the exam from the nursing department and be informed of your next step in the process.

* Information subject to change