TEAS Preadmission testing info - University of Hawai`i Maui College

ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) – Version 5.0
Pre-Admissions Exam for the University of Hawai’i Maui College Nursing Program
Administered at UHMC Learning Center – Revised April 23, 2015
Go online to http://www.atitesting.com and create your user account.
Remember your username & password as you will need to login to access the test.
The Learning Center, UH Maui College, Maximum 4 seats per session.
Dates & Times 2015
Fridays – 4 spots available:
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
June 5, 19, 26. July 10,17,24,31. August 7, 28. September 4,11,18,25. October 2, 9,16,23,30.
November 6, 13, 20. December 4, 11, 18.
$95.00 (fee includes test and test administration) Registration closes at midnight 3 days prior
to the test date.
What to Bring
Valid Photo ID, Your previously created ATI ID and Password, your car keys (if driving).
What Not to Bring
Cell phones, i-pads, calculators, laptops, and all other electronic devices are not allowed.
Test results
Test results will be available immediately following the test. Your score will automatically be
available to UHMC at no additional cost. If you take the exam elsewhere, you need to have the
official test results sent from ATI.
Passing Score
Minimum Scores required in ALL areas of the TEAS-V Adjusted Individual Score in order to
apply to the Nursing Program: (minimum 3 points)
Total: 58.7%
Reading: 69 %
Mathematic s: 63.3%
Science: 45.8%
English and Language Usage: 60.0%
Points for Admission
Total Adjusted Individual Score=58.7=3 points (and other minimums met above)
Total Adjusted Individual Score= 78.0=4 points (and other minimums met above)
Total Adjusted Individual Score=90.7=5 points (and other minimums met above)
Re-test policy
You may re-test for a maximum of three times PER 12 MONTH PERIOD (REVISED April, 2015)
to take the test. Applicants who fail to establish the minimum cut-off score in each area will
be required to retake the entire exam. There will be NO combination of scores from separate
Score Validity
Your ATI TEAS score is valid for three years.
Test format
Time limit is 209 minutes (Reading=58 minutes; Mathematics=51 minutes; Science= 66
Minutes; English=34 minutes)
Reading: 42 scored questions. Paragraph and Passage Comprehension, Informational Source
Mathematics: 30 scored questions. Numbers and Operations, Algebraic Applications, Data
Interpretation, Measurement.
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Science: 48 scored questions. Human Body Science, Life Science, Earth and Physical Science,
Scientific Reasoning.
English and Language Usage: 30 scored questions. Grammar and Word Meanings in Context,
Spelling and Punctuation, Structure.
Study Guide
Assessment Technologies Institute’s Version 5.0 ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V)
Study Manual, ISBN 1933107987. $46.
You may also order it from Amazon. $43.70.
or Barnes & Noble for $44.13 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/teas-review-manualversion-50-ati/1113528659?ean=9781933107981&isbn=9781933107981. Barnes & Noble also
allows you to rent the book for 60 days for $15.07.
Some practice questions are available in the book. You may also order more sample tests
online at the www.atitesting.com site. Copies of the guide are available at the Learning
Center and will be available for purchase at the Book Store.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for students with documented physical,
sensory, systemic, cognitive, learning and psychiatric disabilities. If you believe you have a
disability requiring accommodations, please notify Lisa Deneen - Disabilities Coordinator at
984-3227 or Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) 984-3325 or the Text Telephone
(TT) replay service at 643-8833. The Disabilities Coordinator will verify your disability and
provide the testing coordinator with the recommendations for appropriate accommodations.
NLN Test Scores
Students may elect to use their NLN test scores instead of the TEAS test if taken between
January 31, 2013 and July 13, 2013. NLN Pre-RN Test scores are valid for 3 years. If the NLN
test is used current competency must be shown on the Compass Placement Test by having a
current (not expired) score at the application deadline for Compass Reading (79 minimum),
Writing (74 minimum) and Algebra (46 minimum).
For More Information www.maui.hawaii.edu/nursing
Maggie Bruck, Allied Health Counselor
808-984-3560 or [email protected]
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