• TEAS Testing for Nursing Programs: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) 

    The TEAS is a multiple-choice assessment test measuring basic academic preparedness in Reading, Math, Science, and English. The objectives assessed in this test are those that Nursing and Allied Health educators deem most relevant for measuring entry level skills and abilities of program applicants. The test not only predicts the performance of incoming candidates, it also helps educators gain advance knowledge of the strengths and areas needing development of those that are accepted into the program. TEAS test are only good for one academic year (August to May).  

    LVN to RN Spring and Fall 2021 Bridge Program:
    TEAS testing will begin on CBC campuses from August 7, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020 for the upcoming Spring 2021 semester. TEAS test are given at 9 a.m. every Friday throughout testing months. Please call a campus below to schedule a date to test. The TEAS test minimum score is 70% to receive an application. TEAS testing is proctored at the Alice, Beeville and Pleasanton sites. TEAS testing for the Fall 2021 semester will begin August 7, 2020 to April 23, 2021.
     

    LVN Summer 2021 Program:
    TEAS testing will begin on CBC campuses from Aug. 7, 2020 to Feb. 19, 2021 for the LVN Summer program. TEAS test are given at 9 a.m. every Friday throughout testing months. Please call a campus below to schedule a date to test. The TEAS test minimum score is 45% to receive an application. TEAS testing is proctored at the Alice, Beeville and Pleasanton sites.
     

    Traditional RN Program for Fall 2021:
    The Fall 2021 Traditional RN Program will start in August 2021.The TEAS test minimum score is 50% to receive an application. TEAS testing dates are Oct. 23, 2020 to April 30, 2021 and are proctored at the Alice, Beeville and Pleasanton sites.
     

    Scheduling the exam  

    · All scores must be submitted to Coastal Bend College through the ATI testing website. 

    · The TEAS test is available at our Alice, Beeville and Pleasanton CBC locations. To schedule at the site of your choice please contact a Nursing Support Specialist below for that campus. Provide your name, the date you want to test and a current telephone number and email address. 

    · You can test three times per academic year (Aug.- May). The fee for testing is $70 + tax for each attempt. 

    Resources to help prepare for this exam include:
    Online resources at www.atitesting.com/teas the official TEAS website. Or for a detailed breakdown of what to expect in this test and study tips go to http://www.testprepreview.com/teas_practice.htm.
     

    A hard copy of the ATI TEAS Study Guide Edition 6 ISBN #1565335759 may be purchased at the CBC Bookstore or the retail outlet of your choice. 

    Before your test date, you will need to create a log in and password at atitesting.com. 

    The Day of the Exam  

    · Arrive on the date you selected approx. 15 minutes early.

    · Bring to the test a valid picture ID, a debit/credit or pre-paid card to pay for the test fee of $70 plus tax on that day, also bring 2 pencils. Cell phones will need to be turned off and put away from desk area. 

    Lucy Morales
    Nursing Support Specialist
    Alice Campus
    704 Coyote Trail
    Alice, TX. 78332
    361-664-2981 ext. 3031
    Hours – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    Heather Flores
    Nursing Support Specialist
    Beeville Campus
    3800 Charco Road
    Beeville, TX. 78102
    1-866-722-2838 ext. 2544
    Hours - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    Jeannie Winter
    Nursing Support Specialist
    Pleasanton Campus
    1400 Bensdale Road
    Pleasanton, TX. 78064
    830-569-4222 ext.1204
    Hours – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.