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Test of Essential Academic Skills Version V (TEAS-V®)       

The TEAS-V® measures basic essential skills in the academic content area of reading, mathematics, science, English and language usage.  Applicants must create an account at to register and schedule a date for testing.

Guidelines for TEAS-V Testing
Total time available to test – 209 minutes (3 hours and 29 minutes)
Four Option Multiple-choice; Number of Test Questions – 170
  • Reading – 58 minutes / 48 questions
  • Math – 51 minutes / 34 questions
  • Science – 66 minutes / 54 questions
  • English & Language – 34 minutes /34 questions

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
According to the U.S. Department of  Education’s Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a student with a disability may be defined as any individual who:
  • has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities;
  • has a record of such an impairment; or
  • is regarded as having such an impairment.
Any examinee who has a documented disability should contact Disability Support Services at respective campuses two weeks prior to registered testing date.

Preparing for the TEAS-V®
Study Manual for the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Version Five is available for purchase online from ATI.
The following items are available for purchase at
  • Learning Strategies
  • TEAS® Pre-Test Study Manual
  • TEAS® Online Practice Assessments
  • TEAS® Transcripts
There is no minimum score required on the TEAS-V® but a higher score produces a higher point total.  Cost of the test TEAS-V® is $56.00.  Beginning July 1, 2015, the cost of the test TEAS-V®will be $66.00. This fee must be paid in advance online by debit or credit card at You may find the test times for the Wallace Campus in Dothan Testing Center and the Sparks Campus in Eufaula Testing Center by clicking each center's name. To see how the TEAS-V score is used, see your specific program's admission information.

Registering for the TEAS-V®:

  • Log on to
  • Click on “Register for TEAS®” at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  • After completing the registration process, testers will be required to create a user account if they do not already have one prior to purchasing the test session.  REMEMBER YOUR USER ID AND PASSWORD—IT WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF TESTING.

Taking the TEAS-V®
  • Arrive 30 minutes early to the test site
  • Present one form of ID (must be a government issued photographic identification – i.e. Driver’s License or Passport)
  • Provide ATI Username and Password ( –assigned when registering/paying for exam)
  • No calculators or electronic devices allowed during testing (this includes cell phones)
  • Schedule four hours to complete the exam
  • Late arrivals will not be allowed to test and therefore, will forfeit his/her testing fee

Please Note
  • ATI assesses a $26.00 fee to transfer a TEAS-V® score to a location other than your original test site.
  • Missed exams are non-refundable. 
  • TEAS-V® is good for three years.
  • TEAS-V® may be repeated only once during a semester admission time frame.  The student must wait at least six-weeks between taking each test. If exam taken more than two times during the application cycle, only the score from the first two exams will count towards program application.
  • Proof of TEAS-V® Score must be attached to nursing application.