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ATI TEAS - Test of Essential Academic Skills

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) is a scholastic aptitude assessment that is used as part of Northeast nursing program selection process. The ATI TEAS is designed to measure a candidate’s likelihood of success in a college nursing program by measuring achievement in reading, math, science, and English.

The ATI TEAS consists of 4 sections: reading, mathematics, science, and English, with a total of 170 questions and testing time of 3 hours and 29 minutes. Each section is individually timed.

Subtest Time Allowed # of Questions
Reading 64 minutes 47 questions
Mathematics 54 minutes 32 questions
Science 63 minutes 47 questions
English 28 minutes 24 questions



  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Intergration of Knowledge and Ideas


  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement and Data


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Life and Physical Science
  • Scientific Reasoning


  • Conventions of Standard English
  • Knowledge of Language
  • Vocabulary Acquisition

The ATI TEAS testing fee is paid to ATI testing with a valid credit or debit card on the day of the test. (You must bring a credit/debit card on the day of the test.)

To schedule an ATI TEAS testing appointment, please contact the Northeast Testing Center by calling 402-844-7281, emailing testing@northeast.edu, or visiting the Northeast Testing Center located in the College Welcome Center, Room 1252.

ATI TEAS test can be taken every 14 days by paying the testing fee. Additional transcripts can be sent to another institution for a fee of $27.00.

No calculators are allowed on the math section of the test.

You may take a 10 minute break after you have completed the mathematics section.

Acceptable forms of photo identification include:

  • Current student ID
  • Current driver’s license
  • State approved ID
  • Current state of federal ID card
  • Current passport of passport card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Naturalization card

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