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TEAS Testing Information

Allied Health Test

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®)
The TEAS® is designed to determine the academic readiness of applicants to post-secondary education programs, and may be used as one criterion to aid screening or selection of students into nursing programs. It is also used to evaluate the academic preparedness of students entering nursing school who may need additonal support to meet academic demands of the program.

The TEAS® contains four subtests: Math, Science, English and Reading. All subtests contain multiple-choice items with one correct answer.

The Math subtest measures knowledge of whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions and decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion.

The Science subtest covers science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry anatomy and physiology, basic physical priniciples, and general science.

The English subtest measures knowledge of punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words, and spelling.

The Reading subtest covers paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions.