ATI TEAS Test Information
- *ATI TEAS* test (*new test, no longer TEAS V) is made by the ATI Testing Company.
*For testing preparation, an ATI TEAS Study Manual - 6th Edition and online practice tests are available through ATI Testing Company at www.atitesting.com .
- Applicants are required to take the computer-based and timed ATI TEAS test for entrance in the VOCN Program.
- Four catagories are tested: 1. Reading (64 minutes, 53 questions) 2. Math (54 minutes, 36 questions) 3. Science (63 minutes, 53 questions) 4. English/Language (28 minutes, 28 questions)
- It may be taken on the Brenham Campus (by reservation), the Testing Center on the Bryan Campus, or any other testing center that offers the computerized ATI TEAS test.
- The prospective qualified applicant must score a minimum of:
50% correct on each of the Reading, Math, and English / Language Usage sections and 33.3% correct on the Science section of the test.
- ATI TEAS Composite Score consist of Reading 30%, Math 30%, English 30% and Science 10%. A composite ATI TEAS score of 65% or higher OR a composite score with additional qualifying points to equal 65% or higher.
- It can be taken twice with a 28-day (4 week) waiting period between testing dates.The highest scores of each section are used to calculate the ATI TEAS composite score..
- Acceptance to the program is based on the top 30 qualified applicants. A qualified applicant is one who has a composite score of 65% or higher OR a composite score with additional qualifying points to equal 65% or higher.
Composite scores are calculated using the combined ATI TEAS scores.
ATI TEAS COMPOSITE SCORE FORMULA: (the highest section scores are used.)
Reading (score x 30%) + Math (score x 30%) + English (score x 30%) + Science (score x 10%) = Composite Score
Applicants can receive qualifying additional points to their ATI TEAS composite score. The additional point system is as follows:
One point for 20 or more volunteer hours in the last 12 months documented on official organizational letterhead (excluding court-ordered community service.)
One point for completing one or more health field college courses, official transcript required
One point for having one or more college degrees, official transcript required.
One point for having one or more Health Science certifications OR 2 or more years of healthcare employment involving direct patient interaction. (i.e. receptionist in doctor's office or hospital, administrative assistant, clerk in emergency room registration, etc.)
Example of composite including qualifying additional points:
An applicant with a composite ATI TEAS score of 63% including 2 qualifying additional points would have a calculated score of 65 and would be considered a qualified applicant.
- The exam is Multiple Choice and you will be able to view your scores immediately.
- ATI TEAS testing time frame is September 1, 2017 through March 30, 2018. TEAS scores prior to September 1, 2017 will NOT be accepted (Old TEAS scores used for a previous application timeframe may NOT be used).
- To prepare for the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), an ATI TEAS Study Manual 6th Edition is available to purchase online from www.atitesting.com. You must have a valid email address to create an ATI username and password.
- The classes of 30 Brenham students and 30 Bryan students are selected by the 30 highest composite scores to start the Fall Semester in August.
- Instructions on scheduling the ATI TEAS test for the Brenham and Bryan campuses accordingly can be found later in this information session under "Steps to Apply"