TEAS Test Study Guide
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What is on the TEAS?
The TEAS exam contains four sections. There is a Reading section that contains 53 questions that are timed for 64 minutes. The Mathematics section consists of 36 questions that are timed for 54 minutes. The Science section of the TEAS exam has 53 questions and are timed for 63 minutes. Finally, the English and Language Usage section has 28 questions which are timed for 28 minutes.
What is the composite score on the TEAS test?
The composite score for the TEAS test is your main score. This score is a combination of how well you did on all four sections of the TEAS test. Every school has different criteria for admission when it comes to your score, but most schools require your composite score to be at least 60% to 70%.
How long is the TEAS test results good for?
Scores for the TEAS test are valid for 24 months after you take the exam.
Can you use a calculator on the TEAS?
Calculators are allowed to be used on the TEAS exam. However, calculators will be provided for use. If you are taking the online version of the TEAS exam, the calculator will be a digital version on the computer.
Is the TEAS test all multiple choice?
The TEAS test consists of all multiple choice questions. There are 170 total multiple-choice questions on the TEAS test. However, your score will only be measured on 150 questions, while the other 20 are sample questions. You will not know which are scored questions and which are sample questions.
Can I go back to a question on the TEAS test?
Yes, you can return to a question you have completed or skipped but only in your current section.
How long do you have to take the TEAS?
The TEAS exam is timed for 209 minutes and contains just 170 multiple choice questions. There is a 10 minute break after the second section that is not considered part of the 209 minutes allocated for the test.
Can you retake the TEAS?
If you didn’t get the score you were expecting on the TEAS test, you are allowed to retake the exam. If you wish to retake the TEAS test, you may be required to wait 30 days before re-testing, depending on the school you will be attending. Some nursing schools will allow you to retake the TEAS test twice while other nursing schools may allow you to retake the test multiple times.